8.1 questions on section 3.1 -3.2(students)

8.1 questions on section 3.1 -3.2(students) - (e) What is...

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Section 3.1: Photosynthetic Organisms 1. List examples of organisms that undergo photosynthesis. What do these organisms have in common? 2. (a) Define chlorophyll. (b) What are the two main parts that make up a chlorophyll molecule? (c) How do chlorophyll a and b differ? 3. Write the overall equation for photosynthesis. 4. Answer the following with respect to the components of a leaf. (a) Name and describe the shape and arrangement of the two types of mesophyll cells. (b) How does the spacing between the elongated cells differ from the spacing between the more rounded cells? (c) Account for the spacing and arrangement as they relate to photosynthesis. (d) Name and state the function of the two types of vascular tissue in the vein as they relate to photosynthesis.
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Unformatted text preview: (e) What is the major difference between the upper and lower epidermis? (f) Describe how the stoma open and close. 5. Draw a chloroplast and label the parts. Section 3.2: Light Energy and Photosynthetic Pigments 1. (a) Copy figure 1 into your notes. (b) In a paragraph, explain how glucose is formed. 2. What are photons? 3. What is the relationship between wavelength and energy? 4. (a) Define electromagnetic spectrum. (b) Draw figure 3 (a) and (b) in your notes. 5. What are photosystems? 6. Distinguish between and action spectrum and an absorption spectrum. 7. (a) Name the primary plant pigment? (b) Name the accessory pigments? (c) What colours are associated with the wavelength(s) each of the pigments absorb?...
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This note was uploaded on 12/06/2009 for the course BIO BLG143 taught by Professor Kimberleygilbride during the Spring '09 term at Ryerson.

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