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6.02 Photosynthesis Discussion

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  • 6.02 Photosynthesis Discussion<p><span style="font-size: 16px;">You will be answering one of the following two questions on the discussion board below. Then responding to someone who answered the other question.</span></p> <p><span style="font-size: 16px;"><strong>Last names A-L your question is</strong>: Explain how the Calvin cycle is a bridge between carbon in the atmosphere and carbon -based molecules in the food you eat.</span></p> <p><span style="font-size: 16px;"><strong>Last names M-Z your question is</strong>: Explain why the chemical equation for photosynthesis is a highly simplified representation of the process. How is the equation accurate? How is it inaccurate? </span></p> <p style="padding-left: 30px;"><span style="font-size: 16px;">6CO<sub>2</sub> + 6H<sub>2</sub>O --> C<sub>6</sub>H1<sub>2</sub>O<sub>6</sub> + 6O<sub>2</sub></span></p> <p><span style="font-size: 16px;">Once you make your initial post - respond to someone who responded to the other question - remember to take the conversation deeper.</span></p>