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organism that can capture energy from sunlight or chemicals and use it to produce its own food from inorganic compounds; also called a producer
The green substance inside chloroplasts that absorbs energy from sunlight to use in photosynthesis.
organelle found in cells of plants and some other organisms that captures the energy from sunlight and converts it into chemical energy. The site of photosynthesis.
Kingdom of organisms that can perform photosynthesis to make food. Characteristics include multicellular, eukaryotic, autotrophic, and mostly green in color.
plant embryo that is enclosed in a protective coating and has its own source of nutrients.
strong outer layer around the cell membrane in plants, algae, and some bacteria that is used to protect the cell.
system of tissues that transport water and other materials in plants
the transfer of pollen from male reproductive structures to female reproductive structures in plants
nonvascular plant; examples are mosses and their relatives
process by which plants use the sun's energy to convert water and carbon dioxide into sugars
a plant that produces seeds that are not enclosed by a protective covering. Also means "naked seed".
flowering plant; bears its seeds within a layer of tissue called a fruit that protects the seed
It is the process whereby seeds begin to grow
What does germination mean?
glucose and oxygen
What are the products of photosynthesis?
Sunlight, Water, and Carbondioxide
What is needed for photosynthesis to occur?
From which group of organisms did plants probably evolve?
They have no vascular tissue to move water around.
Why do mosses need to live close to the ground?
To be inactive or "asleep."
What does the word dormancy mean?
To attract pollinators
What is the job of the flower petals?
Pollination is a process of what type of reproduction?
Name three characteristics of the plant kingdom.
Eukaryotic, multicellular, autotrophs, have a cell wall around their cells, cells contain a chloroplast
The xylem is a vascular tissue found in many plants. What materials does it transport from the roots up to the leaves?
Water and minerals
What vascular tissue transports sugars throughout the plant?
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