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1

What is the process called where plants make their own food?

Photosynthesis

2

What are the three things that photosynthesis needs?

Carbon dioxide from the air
Water from their roots
Chlorophyll in their leaves

3

What does photosynthesis produce?

Glucose as their food
Oxygen as a waste product that they put back in the air

4

What is the equation for photosynthesis?

Carbon dioxide+water—->oxygen+glucose

5

What is the function of the nucleus?

It controls all of the cells actions

6

What is the function of the chloroplasts?

It completes photosynthesis

7

What is the function of the cell wall?

Holds the cell structure

8

What are two labelled parts that are not present in animal cells?

Chloroplast and the vacuole

9

What two substances are taken in by the plant and used for photosynthesis?

Water and carbon dioxide

10

What is the green pigment which absorbs light for photosynthesis?

Chlorophyll

11

Give two ways in which the plant uses sugar

It turns the sugar into glucose so it can feed on it
To make starch

12

Plants lose water vapour by...

Transpiration

13

How could a type of plant adapt to living in hot, dry conditions?

No stomata on the top and only on the bottom of the leaf

14

What are the two cells surrounding a stomata called?

Guard cells