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What is photosynthesis?

The way in which plants make their food.

2

Name the 4 factors needed for photosynthesis.

Light, water, chlorophyll, carbon dioxide.

3

Name the 2 products of respiration.

Glucose, oxygen.

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Why is photosynthesis important? (3)

1. Produces food for plant, therefore humans and animals.
2. Produces oxygen which is breathed in by humans, other organisms.
3. Removes carbon dioxide from air.

5

What is a tropism?

The growth response of a plant to a stimulus.

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What is phototropism?

The growth response of a plant to light. Shoots grow towards, roots grow away.

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What is geotropism?

The growth response of a plant to the force of gravity. Roots grow towards, shoots grow away.

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What is chlorophyll?

The green pigment found in leaves.