Photosynthesis. April 23, 2014. What exactly is photosynthesis?. 2 parts: Photo = light Synthesis = to put together Using light to put together sugars (glucose) needed by organisms to produce energy What elements are involved? Oxygen, carbon, and hydrogen.
April 23, 2014
However photosynthesis is a little more complicated
occurs in 2 different stages (shifts)
2. Calvin cycle (dark reactions) – Hydrogen from light reactions is put together with CO2 to produce sugars
light reactions occur during the day
Calvin cycle occurs at night