Photosynthesis: The Basic Process of Life
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structures found in the cells of leaves and stems of green plants
a green substance in plants that absorb energy from sunlight
the process of making food by using sunlight
hold plants in the soil and take in water and minerals to feed the plants
the parts of a plant that support leaves and flowers
carries water and minerals up from the roots through the plant to the leaves
carries food from the leaves to other parts of the plant
the layer of the stem that separates xylem and phloem
leaves with only one blade
leaves with two or more blades
the outermost part of the leaf
a waxy coating secreted by cells of the epidermis which helps prevent water from leaving the plant
the epidermis on the lower surface of a leaf contain many tiny pores called
surrounding the stomata regulate when the stomata open and close
run through the leaf and bring water and minerals to the last stop on their journey from the roots
can move water all the way through the plant
one force that pulls water up into plants
the loss of water from plant leaves
the release of energy in plants and animals from food
Where do plants store energy from the Sun?
a thin covering, made up of cells, that protects the root tip as it grows into the soil
What functions do roots and stems share?
transport water and other substances
What do leaves do for a plant?
they produce food and some store food while others are designed to protect the plant
What 3 forces move water upward through a plant?
root pressure, capillary action, transpiration
What role does respiration play in cells?
sugars and oxygen join to produce water, carbon dioxide and energy