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ashley13ashley13 Posts: 162
Hi i'm making myself some study cards with questions and answers on the back of the card.  The idea is to help me to learn various facts.   Here is what i've written so far,  tell me if they aren't correct or could be better worded.   

What are the two types of roots called?  Tap and Fibrous
What do roots do?  Absorb water and nutrients from the soil and store food
Where does Photosynthesis take place?  In the leaves
How do plants make their own food?  By using Sunlight, Water and Carbon dioxide
What transports food made from photosynthesis around a plant?  Phloem
What carries water from roots around a plant?  Xylem


  • AuntyRachAuntyRach Posts: 4,991
    I think study cards are a great idea. What exam are you studying for @ashley13
    The answers look ok for GCSE type level. Brings back memories! 
    My garden and I live in South Wales. 
  • ashley13ashley13 Posts: 162
    Hi i want to write more questions and answers on this page from my book but im not sure what to write.  I want to say that Chlorophyll allows photosynthesis to happen but im not sure how to word things.   Here is the page from my book.

    Leaves are the powerhouse of the plant. Think of them as super-efficient solar panels with added technology. They absorb sunlight and, via the chemical wizardry of the green pigment, chlorophyll, use the sun’s energy to transform carbon dioxide from the air and water from the soil into starches. Starches are ultimately used for building more plant parts, or for hoarding in underground stores, such as tap roots or tubers – think of carrots and potatoes. As a by-product of this process, known as photosynthesis, plants ‘breathe out’

  • AuntyRachAuntyRach Posts: 4,991
    Just to start you off - how about:
    What is Chlorophyll?
    A green pigment in leaves which turns water and carbon dioxide into starches, by a process called photosynthesis, using the energy from the Sun. 

    Good luck with the cards. 
    My garden and I live in South Wales. 
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