Mammoth Memory

Photosynthesis and respiration  

Photosynthesis makes glucose. Respiration uses glucose. To remember which is which, learn the formula below.


Photosynthesis occurs in green plants and is the conversion of carbon dioxide and water into glucose and oxygen in the presence of chlorophyll and light.

Graphical memory aid for photosynthesis and respiration formula

This photographer only photos this (photosynthesis) one cow, but is famous for it.

This picture should remind you that:


Cows                     Eat           Wet        Grass        Outside

Carbon dioxide + Energy + Water = Glucose + Oxygen


Yes! Just remember Cows Eat Wet Grass Outside.

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