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Explains photosynthesis, the process responsible for providing the material and energy for all living things, and discusses such related issues as respiration, the carbon cycle, acid rain, and the greenhouse effect.
Posted January 3, 2008
This book on photosynthesis offers five chapters that give you specific examples of how photosynthesis works. from the begining to the end. In the first chapter, Food For Life, it tells where the word photosynthesis came from, a greek word meaning 'light' and 'putting together.' Also sertain materials that are rely on this process. The second chapter, Milestone Along The Way, reffers back to 1770, and what photosynthesis ment to people then. In chapter three, How It Works, gives you resoning for each step of photosynthesis. Talks about the roots, stems, leaves, stomates, and alot about chloroplasts and how that is involved with this most important process. In chapter four, Photosynthesis Today, talks more about how everything relates to eachother, and how animals, and plants have so much scientific necessitys in common. the last chapter, Photosynthesis In The Future, talks about the future and when it gets more populated everyone is going to need more. They talk about the improvement of photosynthesis and that when they can understand it better, scientist will be able to design better plants.Was this review helpful? Yes NoThank you for your feedback. Report this reviewThank you, this review has been flagged.