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Leaf structure and photosynthesis

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Leaf structure and photosynthesis

  1. 1. Leaf Structure and Photosynthesis Standard Grade Biology
  2. 2. Photosynthesis • Green plants (producers) can use light energy to make their own food • This process is called photosynthesis • Green plants are green because they contain a chemical called chlorophyll. This chemical is used to trap light energy.
  3. 3. • Chlorophyll is contained in the chloroplasts of plant cells • Light energy is used to change carbon dioxide and water into starch and oxygen • The word equation for photosynthesis is carbon + water starch + oxygen dioxide Light energy
  4. 4. Structure of a leaf
  5. 5. Starch Test a Leaf
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