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13.4: Concept Mapping - Connecting Ideas Visually

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  • Either individually or as a group, create a concept map on a separate piece of paper or whiteboard that relates the processes of photosynthesis and cellular respiration. The words in the word bank below should go into bubbles. Arrange these bubbles in a way that helps communicate relationships between the words, then connect the bubbles with lines that have a verb or action phrase attached to them. It might help to start by organizing the words into related groups. You can use words more than once.

    For example, you could group \(\ce{CO2}\) and ATP together, then draw a line connecting them to RuBisCO and Calvin Cycle. The verb for the connecting line could be “used in”. You could then draw a line from those two that said “produces”. What would that line connect to?

    Word Bank: Put these terms in bubbles

    \(\ce{O2}\)

    \(\ce{H2O}\)

    \(\ce{CO2}\)

    \(\ce{H+}\)

    ATP

    Glucose

    Photon

    Electrons

    Chloroplast

    Stroma

    Thylakoid membrane

    Mitochondrion

    Matrix

    Inner mitochondrial membrane

    Cytoplasm

    High energy electron carriers

    NADH

    NADPH

    \(\ce{FADH2}\)

    Glycolysis

    Krebs cycle

    Electron transport chain

    Chemiosmosis

    RuBisCO

    Calvin cycle

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