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22 Cards in this Set

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an organism that gets its food from
an organism that gets its food from
Small pores in the surface of a plant leaf. Water vapor and gases pass through these small holes.
a synthesis
a putting together... when things are PUT TOGETHER
a controlled experiment
a study or a testing done carefully to control for all possible outcomes.
an atom
An atom is the smallest basic unit of an element.
a compound
A compound is the putting togehter of two or more elements... For example, water (H20) is a compound.
an enzyme
a protein produced in a living cell, capable of producing other chemical changesin organic substances
to be variable
to be changable
the process by which water diffuses through a cell membrane from areas of high concentration to an area of low concentration.
the green colored pigment in a plant cell where light energy is used to produce glucose
a colored chemical compound that absorbs light, producing color
a green pigment found in the chloroplasts of plants, algae and some bacteria
a sugar that is the major source of energy for the body's cells
solar cells
these cells capture the energy in light and use this energy to power objects. One example: the solar cell in a hand-held calculator. Another example: the chloroplast in a plant cell
Energy-rich organic compounds such as sugars and starches. These are made of carbon, hydrogen, and oxygen. They provide the energy to allow the cell to make new cell parts, to repair cell parts and to complete other cell processes.
carbon dioxide
one of the gases found in the atmosphere
___ ___ is brought into the leaf, and then it combines with water to make glucose.
Carbon Dioxide
_______ is a food created by photosynthesis.
_____ ______is used by the leaf to make food for the plant. Light energy is changed into food energy.
Light energy
______ are the special cells found in a leaf where photosynthesis takes place. a) stomata, b) oxygen, c) glucose d) chloroplasts
d) chloroplasts
Oxygen is created during photosynthesis, and it goes into the atmosphere after leaving the plant.