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The light-absorbing molecules the plants use to gather the sun's energy
What are the regions of the visible spectrum in which chlorophyll absorbs light very well?
Jan van Helmont
Plants gain most of their mass from water
Plants produce oxygen bubbles in the light, but not in the dark.
Plants release oxygen
Equation for Photosynthesis
Carbon Dioxe + Water -> Sugars + Oxygen
Sac-like photosynthetic membranes
Stacks of thylakoids
Space outside thylakoid
Where do light dependent reactions occur?
In the thylakoid
What are the raw materials of a light dependent reaction?
Light, water, ADP, NADP+
What are the products of a light dependent reaction?
ATP, NADPH, O
What are the raw materials of the calvin cycle?
ATP, NADPH, CO
What are the products of the calvin cycle?
What are four factors that affect photosynthesis?
Amount of water
Carbon dioxide concentration
Where does the calvin cycle occur?