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  • Created on: 20-11-11 20:11


'synthesis' means to combine or join together

Photosynthesis uses light enery to join together two simple molecules: Carbon Dioxide and Water

Carbon Dioxide and Water join to form a more complex molecule: Glucose

Oxygen is released as a by-product

Carbon Dioxide + Water (+Light Energy) ------> Glucose Oxygen

Chlorophyll is a green pigment that is found in Chloroplasts

Chlorophyll absorbs light energy which converts light energy into Glucose



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