CHLOROPLASTS AND PIGMENTS

CHLOROPLASTS


1) Chloroplast Structure


PIGMENTS


1) Electromagnetic Spectrum (Fig. 3, pg. 148)


________ rays, x rays, ultraviolet, __________________, infrared, microwaves, ________ waves


2) Absorption Spectrum (Fig. 11, pg. 152 and Fig. 14, pg. 153)





















Pigment Colours (Wavelengths) Absorbed Colours (Wavelengths) Not Absorbed
chlorophylls (a, b)    
carotenoids    
phycobilins    


3) Pigment Structure


4) Pigment Function (Fig. 2, pg. 156 and Fig. 3, pg. 157)


Questions:
  1. Explain how brilliant fall leaf colours are produced (pg. 153).

  2. Draw (including colours!) and discuss Englemann's experiment (Fig. 10, pg. 151).

  3. Photocopy (or draw!) Fig. 4 on pg. 158, Fig. 5-6 on pg. 160, and Fig. 9 on pg. 161.