Biology 2010 Student Edition

Published by Prentice Hall
ISBN 10: 9780133669510
ISBN 13: 978-0-13366-951-0

Chapter 8, Photosynthesis - 8.1 - Energy and Life - 8.1 Assessment - Page 228: 2a


The ultimate source of energy for plants is the sun.

Work Step by Step

The sun provides the energy needed to power the process of photosynthesis. In photosynthesis, the plant combines carbon dioxide and water, powered by energy from the sun, to make glucose. Plants use glucose to power its activities.
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