Select from the frequently asked questions below
- Photosynthesis is the process that uses energy from the sun, together with carbon dioxide and water, to make glucose and oxygen.
- The primary role of photosynthesis is to make the carbohydrate, suggesting that oxygen, which is released back into the atmosphere, is just a waste product.
- A leaf consists of several different kinds of specialized tissues that work together to make food by photosynthesis.
- The major tissues are mesophyll, veins, and epidermis.
- Stomata are flanked by guard cells that swell or shrink by taking in or losing water through osmosis.
Explain how a molecule of carbon dioxide from the atmosphere reaches the site of photosynthesis in a leaf.
If a chemical reaction such as photosynthesis begins with 6 atoms of carbon, how many atoms of carbon will be in the product?