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Photosynthesis

Photosynthesis vocabulary for a Grade 8 unit on Photosynthesis and Respiration at IGB International School in Malaysia
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chlorophyll
Absorbs light energy.
Pigment that gives a plant its green color. Found in the chloroplast
chloroplast
organelle where photosynthesis takes place.
oxygen
product of photosynthesis
carbon dioxide
Gas taken in and used during photosynthesis.
leaf
the part of the plant where most photosynthesis takes place
light energy
energy from the sun that is used by plants to produce their own food by the process of photosynthesis
stomata
tiny holes in the leaves of the plant where gases like carbon dioxide and oxygen enter and exit
Photosynthesis
converting light energy to the chemical energy of food, in plants
Photosynthesis word equation
carbon dioxide + water --> glucose and oxygen
Photosynthesis symbol equation
CO2+H2O --> C6H12O6 + O2
Glucose
the type of sugar made during photosynthesis
product
a substance that is formed by a chemical reaction

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