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Photosynthesis ActivityName your submission Lastname_Photosynthesis and submit it in the ‘Assignments’ link under the ‘Assessments’ tab on the course homepage. Each question worth 10 point, except for question 5 worth 20 points. The maximum score for this assignment is 100 points.1.Write the equation for the process of photosynthesis:____6CO2__ + _____6H2O_(Sunlight) _C6H12O6_+ ______6O2_2.Enter the correct color of the visible light for each wavelength.380-450 nm_______Violet_____________________________450-495 nm__________Blue__________________________495-570 nm__________Green__________________________570-590 nm_________Yellow___________________________590-620 nm_________Orange___________________________620-750 nm__________Red__________________________3.From the above wavelengths, which has the highest amount of energy?
4.Of all the photosynthetic pigments, which absorbs the most sunlight and at which wavelength(s) of visible light?
5.Label each part of the chloroplast structure:
6.There are two photosystems (I and II) involved in the light-dependent reactions ofphotosynthesis. What is the functional difference between these two photosystems?
7.Describe the process of photophosphorylation:
8.Why is the Calvin-Benson Cycle also known as the carbon-fixation cycle?
9.What is RuBisCO and how is it involved in the light-independent reactions?
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