Noun – photosynthesis
Verb – photosynthesize
Green plants make their own food from carbon dioxide and water in the presence of chlorophyll using the energy of sunlight. This process is called photosynthesis.
1) Carbon dioxide
Chlorophyll is the substance that gives plants their green colour and it helps a plant to make its own food using sunlight.
|1) Large leaves||To absorb as much light as possible|
|2) Flat leaves||To absorb as much light as possible|
|3) Veins in the leaves||To carry water and mineral salts from the roots into the leaves.To carry the food away to other parts of the plant.|