B4 - Photosynthesis

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  • Created on: 23-03-16 17:34

PHOTOSYNTHESIS - is a series of chemical reactions thst uses energy from sunlight to produce food.

- the food it produces is glucose - a sugar

- photosynthesis happens in

  • the cells in green parts of plants, like leaf cells
  • some microorganisms, like phytoplankton

- chlorophyll is needed for photosynthesis to occur. Its a green substance which absorbs sunlight and allows energy to be used to convert carbon dioxide and water into glucose.

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