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Photosynthesis

A chemical reaction during which plants convert energy
From the sun to chemical energy the reaction converts carbon dioxide and water to sugar and oxygen

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Radiant energy

Energy from the sun that reaches earths as a visible light an ultraviolet light and infrared radiation (heat)

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Chemical energy

Energy that is stored within a molecule

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Reactants

a substance that takes part and undergoes a change during a reaction

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Chlorophyll

A light trapping pigment in the chloroplasts or plant cells

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Chloroplast

Organelle inn plant cells used to make food it contains a light trapping pigment called chlorophyll

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Carbon dioxide

A clear odorless gas which plants use as many

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Products

A substance produced as a result of a chemical change

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Glucose

A simple sugar made by plants during photosynthesis plants store ling chains or glucose as starch

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Starch

Long change of glucose stored in plants

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Oxygen

a clear colorless gas that is a waste of product of plants during photosynthesis