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290 resources with the keyterm photosynthesis

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Collaborative Lab Experiments

For Teachers 7th - 9th Standards
Life science teams experiment by placing sprigs of Elodea into a sodium bicarbonate solution and counting the oxygen bubbles produced. Data is recorded and graphed on a Google spreadsheet, making this not just a lesson in photosynthesis,...
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The Simple Story of Photosynthesis and Food

For Students 4th - 8th Standards
Meet adorable, animated chloroplasts as they produce glucose with the help of the sun. Viewers learn how carbon, oxygen, hydrogen, and electrons are combined to form carbohydrates with an engaging video. The narrator also explains how...
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Study Jams! The Carbon Cycle

For Students 5th - 9th Standards
Take a ride on the carbon cycle by watching this animated featurette. Those who do will learn about the element carbon, how it cycles through the atmosphere and biosphere, and how it contributes to Earth's temperature. This video comes...
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Photosynthesis and Respiration

For Teachers 7th - 12th
What are the processes of photosynthesis and respiration? Where do they take place? These and other questions are answered in this brief but beneficial video. It contains a combination of video and computer animation to explain these...
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Photosynthesis

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Mr. Anderson, the talented Smart Board presenter and biology teacher, shows a satellite image of where photosynthesis is occurring all over the planet. He draws on a series of computer graphics of the cell and mitochondria as he speaks....
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What's Cooking? Photosynthesis

For Students 5th - 9th
Who would expect to learn about photosynthesis during a cooking demonstration? That is exactly what happens when you view this film, one of the best photosynthesis videos you will find! Because the lesson is deliciously delivered through...
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The Absorption of Solar Energy

For Teachers 7th - 12th
Two sequential parts to this lesson introduce your class to the electromagnetic spectrum, the ability to absorb radiant energy, and the pigments in leaves that are responsible for collecting sunlight to be used in the photosynthetic...
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Photosynthesis

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Students recognize the importance of plants as they perform an experiment involving photosynthesis. Students determine the optimum wavelength of light for photosynthesis by exposing plants to different colors of light, collecting data,...
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An Environmental Puzzle: The Carbon Cycle

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Middle school science stars examine fuels and energy with a variety of activities. They begin with a KWL chart, read an informative passage, and then complete a puzzle. The puzzle itself is included. Cleverly, each piece corresponds to a...
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AP: Chapter 10: Photosynthesis

For Students 10th - Higher Ed
AP biologists or college-level botanists consider in-depth details of the photosynthetic process. They examine the structures in a leaf and the roles that they play. They label neat and colorful diagrams of photosystems and electron...
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Photosynthesis: Light Reactions 1

For Students 9th - 12th
This clip picks up right where the Khan Academy's Photosynthesis video left off. Chemicals such as hydrogen and compounds such as NADPH are reviewed along with details such as the stroma, thylakoid, lumen, and grana. See the parts of a...
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Basic Cell Structure

For Teachers 7th
Initially, general details about cells and single cell organisms are provided. Next, the concentration becomes cellular processes such as respiration, osmosis, diffusion, fission and mitosis.  This is an attractive PowerPoint which gives...
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Photosynthesis—Life's Primary Energy Source

For Teachers 6th - 8th Standards
Wouldn't it be great if you could produce your own food? Scholars learn about the processes of photosynthesis and cellular respiration in plants. They consider how to use photosynthesis as a model of an efficient system and how to apply...
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Biology Reference Sheet

For Teachers 7th - 12th
First year life science or biology pupils will appreciate this all-inclusive reference page. It provides a diagram of both a plant and an animal cell, the metric system prefixes, classification levels, definitions for cell processes, the...
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Energy Flow Through an Ecosystem

For Teachers 7th - 10th Standards
One of the key concepts in life science and biology is the cycling of energy throughout an ecosystem. Learners can take notes on the topic using the vocabulary included within the presentation. From producers making their own food...
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Photosynthesis vs. Chemosynthesis

For Students 5th - 8th Standards
Following a brief description of the two types of producers (those that use light and those that use chemicals in their environments), an interactive website is listed for your enthusiastic ecologists to access. From it, they read and...
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Beginnings of Life

For Students 10th - 12th
Continuing where he left off in the previous video, Sal explains that life began after the heavy bombardment 3.8-4 billion years ago. He defines the earliest forms of unicellular life forms including bacteria, archaea, and eukaryote and...
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Light Reactions of Photosynthesis

For Teachers 9th - 12th
A narrator explains the molecular detail of the photosynthetic process as she draws on an animation. This presentation is extremely detailed, making it most appropriate for your high school biologists.
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Biochemistry - Photosynthesis and Respiration

For Students Higher Ed
Three subtopics are covered by this biochemistry assignment. Biology masters answer questions about photosynthesis and aerobic respiration. This is a well-designed worksheet, complete with complex and colorful diagrams for...
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7.014 Quiz 1 (Organic Processes)

For Students Higher Ed
Four multi-part questions and a chart of the amino acids fill the eleven pages of this biology assessment. Geared toward a college-level course, this resource queries takers about the structure and behavior of the cell membrane,...
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Cellular Respiration

For Students 9th - 12th
Twelve short-answer questions and a 22-space concept map make up "Cellular Respiration." The first page is a little light, but still easy enough to read. The spaces on the concept map page are a little small for terms such as carbon...
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Case Study of Local Trends in the Carbon Cycle

For Teachers 10th - 12th
Students examine the relationship between chlorophyll and carbon dioxide in the atmosphere.  In this investigative lesson students study the local effects of climate change. 
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Exploring Photosynthesis with NASA Remote Sensing Data

For Teachers 7th - 12th
Young scholars explore photosynthesis using NASA satellite data. In this inquiry based biology lesson plan, students will look at data from a chosen national park to determine when the maximum amount of photosynthesis is occurring. This...
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The Living Environment

For Teachers 8th - 10th
In this living environment worksheet, students complete a crossword puzzle given 34 clues about the various species in the environment that produce, consume and decompose. Topics also include photosynthesis, respiration, glucose, organic...