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Chloroplasts
Structure in plants.
Captures light energy used in food making process.
(p.33)
Glucose
Sugar produced by plants.
Main source of energy for cells.
(p.33)
Photosynthesis
Process by which producers (plants) make their own food by using energy from the sun.
(p.33)
Starch
Substance found in plants.
Storage form of glucose.

p.(35)
Cell Respiration
Process of using oxygen to release energy from food.
(p. 35)
Food Chain
Path of energy tranfer from one living organism to another in an ecosystem. (p.36)
Producers
Organism that makes its own food through photosysthesis.
(p.36)
Consumers
Living thing that obtains energy be eating other living things.
(p.36)
Meat eaters and plant eaters are consumers
Decomposers
Living thing that breaks down the remains of dead organisms.
(p.37)
Food Web
Overlappong food chains that link producers consumers, and decomposers in an ecosystem.
(p. 37)
Stomata
Small openings (pores) usually on underside of leaf through which gases enter and leave a plant.
(p. 46)
Stoma on water lily are on top of the leaf.
Transpiration
Process in which a plant releases moisture through its stomata.
(p.46)
Transiration adds water to the air.
Tropisms
Growth response of a plant to conditions in the environment such as light or water.
(p. 50)
Growing toward a light source is an example of a plant tropism.