Instructional Video

Vegetation Transformation

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How do plants transform the sun's light energy into chemical energy? This is the focus of a video that explains the processes of photosynthesis.

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Instructional Ideas
  • Use the video to introduce the concept of photosynthesis, and add the mentioned vocabulary words to a word wall or science journal
Classroom Considerations
  • The second in a series of 15 videos that discusses the sun and its influence on Earth
  • Concepts from the previous video are reviewed at the beginning of the episode
  • An experiment investigates the growth of two plants; one in a dark room and one outside. This is to show that plants need photosynthesis in order to grow
  • This video is hosted on YouTube
  • Designed for Next Generation Science Standards
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