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Bio Ch 7, Photosynthesis

process where plants transform light energy into food
light absorbing organelles found in the cells of plants. (site of photosynthesis)
light absorbing pigment in the chloroplasts
bubble of membrane inside chloroplasts.
photosynthetic bacteria
the molecule providing energy for the cell to do anything (Adenosine Tri-phosphate)
adenosine di-phosphate
Light Reactions
energy of light is going to be captured in the form of the two molecules ATP and NADPH
electron taxi with passengers
empty taxi, without electron passengers
bunch of chlorophyll molecules
Function of ATP in cells
provides energy for the cell in everything that it does, transportation, muscle function, etc.
Colors green plants absorb
red, blue/violet
Calvin Cycle
In this system, CO2 comes in and the output is glucose
glucose and oxygen
The end products of photosynthesis are _____ and _____
oxygen source stored energy.
Which of the following includes some of the benefits of photosynthesis?
Which of the following is produced by the light reactions of photosynthesis and consumed by the Calvin cycle?
Global warming could be magnified by __________.
UV radiation and infrared radiation
In the electromagnetic spectrum, the type of radiation that we call visible light occurs between __________.
blue-violet and red-orange
chloroplasts absorb light mainly in the _____ and _____ part of the spectrum.
chlorophyll a
Which of the following is a pigment that participates directly in the light reactions by absorbing mainly blue-violet and red light?
shorter and greater
The _____ the wavelength of light, the _____ the energy of a photon.
splitting water
When light strikes chlorophyll molecules, they lose electrons, which are ultimately replaced by other electrons obtained by __________.
make sugar
The overall function of the Calvin cycle is __________.
Which of the following provides a source of energy for the Calvin Cycle?