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Photosynthesis Wordsearch

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Glossary

Definitions of all the words in the wordsearch above. Look at our full glossary here.
 

Carbon Dioxide

A gas found in air used in photosynthesis and breathed out by animals.

 

Chlorophyll

The chemical in plants responsible for absorbing sunlight.

 

Chloroplasts

Small organelles in the cells of plants containing chlorophyll.

 

Fertiliser

A mixture that is added to soil to help the growth of plants.

 

Glucose

A simple sugar and important carbohydrate produced by photosynthesis.

 

Hair

Roots have hairs which collect water and nutrients.

 

Leaf

The organ of a plant specialising in photosynthesis.

 

Nitrogen

The most abundant gas in air, essential in fertilisers.

 

Nutrients

Chemical substances essential to the growth and health of organisms. 

 

Oxygen

The gas essential to animal life made by plants and produced by plants in photosynthesis.

 

Palisade

Large cells found in leaves containing chloroplasts.

 

Phloem

The tube in a plant which carries sugar and nutrients.

 

Phosphorous

An element which is essential to photosynthesis.

 

Photosynthesis

The process by which plants convert carbon dioxide and water into sugar and oxygen.

 

Plant

A living organism that uses photosynthesis to make energy.

 

Potassium

A metal element which is essential in fertilisers.

 

Root

The organ of a plant that takes in water and nutrients from the soil or air.

 

Xylem

The tube in a plant which carries water and minerals.

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What is the name of the plant organ containing the ovary/ovaries?

1. Sepal

2. Carpel

3. Stamen

4. Cotyledon

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