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									[UNIT 6 – PHOTOSYNTHESIS]                                               Biology Notes Outline


   1. What does the Law of Conservation of Mass state?



   2. What was the conclusion of Van Helmont’s experiment?



   3. What was the conclusion of Woodward’s experiment?



   4. What was the conclusion of Priestley’s first experiment?



         a. Priestley’s second experiment ( supported / rejected ) his conclusion.


   5. What does “photo” mean?



   6. What does “synthesis” mean?



   7. Define photosynthesis –


         a. What are the ingredients (reactants) for photosynthesis?



         b. What are the products of photosynthesis?



   8. Define autotrophs –


         a. What do photoautotrophs use as an energy source?


         b. What do chemoautotrophs use as an energy source?


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   9. Almost all algae and plants are ______________________.


          a. This also includes some _______________ and _________________.


   10. Define heterotrophs –



          a. Heterotrophs depend on autotrophs for _______________ and _______________.

   11. Sunlight is a mixture of:

          a. Ultraviolet

          b. Visible

          c. Infrared

   12. Visible light travels as _____________.


   13. Each color of visible light has a different ____________________.


   14. Our eyes detect these wavelengths as _______________.


   15. Plants gather the sun’s energy with ________________.


          a. What is the main plant pigment?


          b. What color is this pigment?


   16. There are two types of chlorophyll in plants, _____________________ and

      _________________.

          a. Chlorophyll a absorbs _____________________________.


          b. Chlorophyll b absorbs _____________________________.


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   17. Green light is _________________, but ____________________.


   18. Plants also contain pigments called _______________________.

         a. What color do they absorb?


   19. Photosynthesis takes place inside organelles called ______________________.

         a. What are grana?


         b. What are thylakoids?


   20. Where does photosynthesis occur?


         a. The green color is from _______________________.

         b. What does the plant do with the light energy it absorbs?


   21. What are stomata for?


         a. What does the plant breathe in?


         b. What does the plant breathe out?


   22. Write the photosynthesis equation:



   23. Complete this table summarizing the different parts of photosynthesis:

       Reaction                Location            What does it use?            What does it produce?

    Light Reactions


      Calvin Cycle




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   24. Label this diagram:




   25.




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