- Photosynthesis produces glucose (sugar)
- Carbon dioxide + water = glucose + oxygen
- Oxygen is a waste product.
- Green plants ABSORB sunlight + CO2 + water are used to produce glucose + oxygen
- 6CO2 + 6H20 > C6H1206 + 602
- Chlorophyll is a chemical in the plant
- Chlorophyll absorbs light energy NEEDED for photosynthesis
- Chlorophyll is GREEN and found in the chloroplasts in cells
- Glucose is used in proteins for growth, to make chlorophyll.
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