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What is photosynthesis? It is the food making process by which plants and algae capture sunlight, carbon dioxide, & water. And use it to make food/sugar.
Where does water enter a plant? The roots
Where does photosynthesis occur in a plant? The leaves
Systems A collection of interacting part
Atmosphere The layer of gasses surrounding the Earth
Geosphere Earth's core, mantle, and the crust
Hydrosphere The interacting water on, under, and above the Earth's surface
Biosphere A system of interacting living organisms on Earth
Ecosystems A community of organisms interacting with each other and with the nonliving environment
Energy arrows Arrows in a food chain or food web showing the direction of energy transfer
Producers An orgranisim, such as a plant or algae, that makes it own food
Consumers An organism that breaks down plant and animal material into simple chemicals
Food chain A description of the feeding relationships between organisms in an environment
Food web The feeding relationships, among all the organisms, in an ecosystem Multiple food webs that have common consumers / producers transferring energy
Carnivores Meat eating animals
Herbivores Plant eating animals
Omnivores Plant and meat eating animals
Decomposers An organism that breaks down plant and animal material into simple chemicals
Cells The basic unit of life
Fungus An orgranisim that lacks chlorophyll and gets nutrients from dead or living organisms
Dormant Not active
Nutrients A chemical in food that helps keep an organism alive and active
Sugar The nutrient that cells use for energy
Carbon dioxide A compound made from carbon and oxygen: a waste gas prouduced during cellular respiration
Plants use carbon dioxide during photosynthesis to make what? Food
Chlorophyll A molecule that absorbs red and blue light and reflects green light
Rain Forest This ecosystem is home to many different plants, a large variety of animals, and has a hot climate with lots of rain.
Grassland Ecosystem has soil rich with nutrients, tall grasses and is home to bison, and insects
Desert Ecosystem has a dry climate and the soil is mostly sand
Created by: PeyRay1