Flashcards in Plants Deck (14):
What is the process called where plants make their own food?
What are the three things that photosynthesis needs?
Carbon dioxide from the air
Water from their roots
Chlorophyll in their leaves
What does photosynthesis produce?
Glucose as their food
Oxygen as a waste product that they put back in the air
What is the equation for photosynthesis?
What is the function of the nucleus?
It controls all of the cells actions
What is the function of the chloroplasts?
It completes photosynthesis
What is the function of the cell wall?
Holds the cell structure
What are two labelled parts that are not present in animal cells?
Chloroplast and the vacuole
What two substances are taken in by the plant and used for photosynthesis?
Water and carbon dioxide
What is the green pigment which absorbs light for photosynthesis?
Give two ways in which the plant uses sugar
It turns the sugar into glucose so it can feed on it
To make starch
Plants lose water vapour by...
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