Cellular Respiration & Photosynthesis

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when cells break down food to release energy

cellular respiration

when cells break down food to release energy without using oxygen
example: yeast

fermentation

type of sugar that is broken down during respiration

glucose

cellular respiration takes place in this organelle

mitochondria

What are the raw materials needed for photosynthesis?

raw materials: carbon dioxide and water

What are the the products of photosynthesis?

products: sugar and oxygen

when a cell captures energy in sunlight and uses it to make food.

photosynthesis

an organism that makes its own food

autotroph

an organism that cannot make its own food.

heterotroph

green pigment that captures sunlight

chlorophyll

small openings on a leaf that let oxygen and carbon dioxide enter and leave

stomata

The photosynthesis equation

photosynthesis takes place in this organelle

chloroplasts

how oxygen and carbon dioxide cross the cell membrane

diffusion

how water crosses the cell membrane

osmosis

What are the raw materials needed for cellular respiration?

raw materials: sugar, oxygen

What are the the products of cellular respiration?

products: carbon dioxide and water

The cellular respiration equation

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