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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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