Six facts about photosynthesis - KScience

While all this is going on, the process is called photosynthesis, and then oxygen is made. But the plant doesn’t need all that oxygen so off it goes into the air and lucky for us, we can then breathe properly and stay alive.

Planktonic plants (known as phytoplankton) create energy by photosynthesis, just like land plants.

Well we’ve figured out that our plant friends are pretty clever, so how do they make this food of theirs to keep growing healthy and strong? They use water, carbon dioxide and light to do this. See how this process works in the diagram below.


Photosynthesis Facts, Information & Worksheets For Kids

But since plants don’t have parents (or kitchens), they have to make their own food. When plants make their own food, it is called photosynthesis.
Photosynthesis is a big word, isn’t it? It means light (photo) used to make something (synthesis). Hhmmm…can you guess how plants make their food?
If you guessed the sun, you are right! Here’s how it works…


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The Dutch physician, chemist, and engineer Jan Ingenhousz (1730-1799) is noted for his demonstration of the process of photosynthesis in plants.

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1. Photosynthesis is the most important chemical process in the world. Without it, plants and people could not exist.
2. A plant’s leaves are vital for its survival. Most of the photosynthesis process takes place in the leaves of a plant.