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Name: Alex
Status: student
Grade: K-3
Location: Outside U.S.
Country: Tanzania
Date: Spring 2012


Question:
Do plants produce more oxygen when they take in more carbon dioxide?



Replies:
Alex

Yes, plants produce more oxygen when they take in more carbon dioxide

Because that indicates a greater rate of photosynthesis is occurring.

Here are some online articles that might help you understand more about photosynthesis.

http://www.biology4kids.com/files/plants_photosynthesis.html

http://www.google.com/search?q=photosynthesis+for+kids&hl=en&prmd
=imvns&tbm=isch&tbo= u&source=univ&sa=X&ei=yD
JvT5vANKTw0gHTq5n4Bg&ved=0CDsQsAQ&biw=1024&bih=653

Sincere regards, Mike Stewart


Remember that in photosynthesis, the source of O2 is H2O. The following should be helpful to you:

http://bcs.whfreeman.com/thelifewire/content/chp08/0802001.html

Sincerely, Anthony R. Brach, PhD Missouri Botanical Garden c/o Harvard University Herbaria



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