Photosynthesis (Basic)

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Where does Photosynthesis mainly occur?
The leaves.
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What happens during photosynthesis in terms of gases?
Carbon dioxide diffuses in through the stomata and oxygen diffuses out through the stomata.
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What are the four distinct layers of a leaf?
Upper epidermis, the palisade layer, the spongy mesophyll and the lower epidermis.
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What is diffusion?
Diffusion is the movement of particles from an area of high concentration to an area of low concentration against a concentration gradient.
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What is osmosis?
Osmosis is the movement of water from a high concentration to a low concentration.
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What is active transport?
The movement of substances from a low concentration to an area of high concentration. This uses energy from respiration.
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