Photosynthesis and Respiration. Alabama Courses of Study.
Alabama Courses of Study. What is Photosynthesis? Photosynthesis is the process that green plants use to capture energy from the Sun and convert it to food. Plants produce oxygen and food in the form of sugar during the process of Photosynthesis. It occurs in two stages. The first stage occurs when light is captured by the chlorophyll pigments in the leaves and converted to energy in the chloroplast.
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Alabama Courses of Study
AL.7.LS. LIFE SCIENCE
Ecosystems: Interactions, Energy, and Dynamics
7.LS.5. Examine the cycling of matter between abiotic and biotic parts of ecosystems to explain the flow of energy and the conservation of matter.
7.LS.5.b. Generate a scientific explanation based on evidence for the role of photosynthesis and cellular respiration in the cycling of matter and flow of energy into and out of organisms.
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