How Can Trees Be Taller Than 10m?

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The longest functioning straw is 10.3 meters tall. The dilemma—if this is true— is how can a tree be taller than 10.3 meters? A video researches the answer and presents it in a thought-provoking video lesson. There are many components to consider including pressure, concentration, and evaporation.

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Instructional Ideas

  • Have learners watch the original video referenced in the introduction
  • Ask individuals to write down any new vocabulary to define after watching the lesson
Classroom Considerations

  • Expects an understanding of osmotic pressure
Pros

  • Highlights actual experiments to support conclusions
  • Provides an option for subtitles to assist with note taking
Cons

  • None