Exam 2 - Photosynthesis Handout

Exam 2 - Photosynthesis Handout - Photosynthesis 1. Where...

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Photosynthesis 1. Where does the light dependent reaction occur? 2. What happens to an electron when a photon strikes it? 3. What can happen to these energized electrons? What happens to the energized electron in photosynthesis? 4. Solar energy is captured in ____________ bonds. 5. A ______________ is a complex of chlorophyll and protein. 6. Photosystem ______ can act independently of the other photosystem. 7. What is the evolutionary implication that the previous question suggests? 8. What is a pigment? 9. What is the purpose of the antenna complex? 10. _______________ is stored as a result of photosystem II 11. _______________ is stored as a result of photosystem I 12. Why does water need to be split? What is this kind of reaction called?
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13. After sunlight splits a water molecule, the hydrogen from water combines with _____________ to make _____________ and _______________ escapes as a waste product. 14. How many times does the sun boost electrons to higher energy levels? 15. Where does the light independent reaction occur? 16. Carbon dioxide enters a leaf through ____________. 17. What are the functions of the stomata? 18. What is the name of the process that assembles glucose? 19. What is “carbon fixation”? 20. What does the “C3” refer to in C3 photosynthesis? 21. In what kind of climate do C4 plants live in? 22. What is the “glitch” in C3 photosynthesis that C4 photosynthesis overcomes?
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