Structure of the Leaf

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  • Created on: 02-03-15 21:42

1. Give another adaptation for photosynthesis

  • Because they are green
  • Tall
  • Leaves contain chlorophyll which are inside millions of chloroplasts to allow absorption different parts of the spectrum.
  • Their shape
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2. Why does a plant require mineral ions?

  • To drink water.
  • To stay alive.
  • To be healthy and grow properly.
  • To generate food.

3. Describe an experiment to investigate photosynthesis, showing the evolution of oxygen from a water plant and the requirements of light.

  • PART 1 - You will need a pondweed, beaker, glass tube and a light for this experiment. Firstly, place the pondweed in a flask. Place the light facing the pondweed which will then produce bubbles of oxygen.
  • PART 2 - When the tube is full of gas, test for oxygen by putting a glowing splint quickly into the tube.
  • PART 3 - If the splint relights, oxygen is present. This proves that oxygen is produced through photosynthesis.
  • ADDITIONAL - If you keep the apparatus in the dark, you may be able to collect a gas, but this gas will not relight a glowing splint because it isn't oxygen.

4. How is a leaf adapted for photosynthesis

  • Broad and flat to provide a huge surface area for absorption of light
  • Because they are green
  • Tall
  • Their shape

5. Why does a plant require magnesium?

  • To heal the plant.
  • To make the plant stronger.
  • To create chlorophyll for photosynthesis.
  • To create cells for photosynthesis.


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