Chlorophyll in Plants: Benefits, Function & Definition


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Chlorophyll molecules can be found in and around

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1. How many types of chlorophyll exist?

2. Photons are

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Chlorophyll molecules are pigments that reflect green wavelengths of light to give plants their color while they absorb and convert red and blue wavelengths into chemical energy used in photosynthesis. This quiz/worksheet combo will help you understand how chlorophyll interacts with other elements in the process of photosynthesis, a process that also supplies the oxygen needed by living organisms.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

In these assessments, you'll be tested on:

  • The location of chlorophyll molecules
  • Types of chlorophyll
  • The role of photons
  • Possible benefits of chlorophyll
  • Photosystems in photosynthesis

Skills Practiced

This quiz and worksheet will allow students to test the following skills:

  • Information recall - access your knowledge on the characteristics of chlorophyll
  • Defining key concepts - accurately define key terms such as photoreceptor, photon and chloroplast
  • Knowledge application - use your understanding of chlorophyll to answer questions about its characteristics and its key role in photosynthesis

Additional Learning

To learn more, review the accompanying lesson on chlorophyll and its characteristics. This lesson covers the following objectives:

  • Understand how chlorophyll gives plants their green color
  • Understand the relationship between chlorophyll and chloroplasts
  • Define photosynthesis
  • Know the health benefits that are associated with chlorophyll
  • Define photosystem