Respiration and Photosynthesis

Respiration Diagram

Aerobic Respiration

Glucose+OxygenArrowCarbon Dioxide+Water+Energy

Anaerobic Respiration

Anaerobic Diagram

Did You Know That...? If a shark and a crocodile were to fight, the shark would probably win. This is because the crocodile cannot metabolise the build-up of lactic acid that causes fatigue as fast as a shark. Hence, the shark has more endurance and would be the likely winner.

Photosynthesis Reaction

Carbon Dioxide+WaterSunlightGlucose+Oxygen

Factors Affecting Photosynthesis

Did You Know That...? Green light does not make a plant grow better. It only makes the plant look healthier. In fact, plants appear green to our eyes because they reflect green light. They photosynthesise and therefore grow better with red-orange and violet lights.