Photosynthesis And Respiration

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Photosynthesis is used by plants to harness solar energy while a semiconductor-based solar cell harnesses solar energy which converts in to electricity required by all humans. As we explore our world, I would like to compare and contrast these two systems. In doing so, I will describe: 1. Three ways in which the plant cell and the solar cell are similar to each other. 2. Three ways in which they are different from each other. 3. And how the laws of thermodynamics apply to each system. According to Hopkins (2006), photosynthesis is the process by which green plants and certain organisms transform itself from light energy into chemical energy. As a straight forward chemical reaction in which carbon dioxide comes from the air, along with the midair and water from the soil, photosynthesis conglomerates to produce what is known as carbohydrate (p. 6). Solar Energy produced by photosynthesis, stores itself in a chemical bond of a carbohydrate molecule. Sugar known as glucose is then formed which becomes convenient both by way of energy to be stored for later use in tissues or by way of carbon to be used for cells (p.7). Hopkins, w. G. (2006). Photosynthesis and Respiration (2ndnd ed., Vol. 1, pp. 6-7). New York,, NY: Chelsea House Publishers. In the example of photochemistry, which is the branch of chemistry concerned with the chemistry effects on lights, photosynthesis works the same way. With the progression of pigmentation needing light, without this molecule, the principle of photochemistry would not be able to absorb any wavelengths. Photosynthesis works the same way. Absorption through light, the development of chlorophyll sets in motion the process of a rapid (photon) pigmentation state, allocating energy to an electron from the chlorophyll molecules .Compatible energy from the photon transfers itself from the atom within the head of the
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