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Photosynthesis and energy supply
Photosynthesis stores energy in glucose
1. Photosynthesis is the process where energy from light is used to break apart the strong bonds in H2O
molecules this = hydrogen is combined with the CO2 to form glucose, and O2 is released into the atmosphere.
2. Photosynthesis…

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Key technical terms
Phosphorylation - adding phosphate to a molecule, e.g. ADP is phorphorylated to ATP
Photophosphorylation ­ adding phosphate to a molecule using light
Photolysis ­ the splitting (lysis) of a molecule using light (photo) energy
Hydrolysis ­ the splitting of a molecule using water (hydro) e.g. ATP…


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