What colors are in white light?
The Rainbow: Red, orange, yellow, green, blue, indigo, violet (ROY G BIV)
Why do we see a leaf as green? What happens to the other colors?
The green is reflected off of the leaf and the other colors are absorbed
The process of light hitting a shiny surface and bouncing back
When dark objects take in light
What is the most abundant pigament in leaves?
What are the 2 stages in photosynthesis?
Captures energy from the sun and uses it to produce food
What raw materials are needed for photosynthesis?
Carbon Dioxide and Water
What are the products of photosynthesis?
Sugar and oxygen
What happens to the food produced in plants that is not used?
It is stored in the fruit, stem, roots, and leaves
What would happen if a plant did not receive enough carbon dioxide or sunlight?
It will wilt
What is the overall equation for photosynthesis?
CO2 + H2O -sunlight-> C6H12O6 + O2
The other pigment in leaves which include orange and yellow that absorb different colors of light than chlorophyll
What is the name of the energy trapping pigment used in photosynthesis?
In which organelle does photosynthesis happen in?
The process when transparent materials allow light to pass through them