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Nature's Smallest Factory: The Calvin Cycle
The two-step process of photosynthesis is explained to your high school biologists with a focus on the Calvin cycle. Using adorable animation, the cycle is likened to a tiny, sustainable factory. Even though the enzyme-bird rubisco and the enzyme-cat NADPh work the factory in this cartoon, the chemical reactions are each explained in splendid detail.
6 mins 8th - 12th Science 3 Views 1 Download
Photosynthesis:The Calvin Cycle
From the light reaction to the Calvin cycle, this presentation contains information about the various stages of photosynthesis. This is a great supplement to some of the biochemistry-heavy presentations about the specific mechanisms. Your class will like the review of putting the stages together and their relevance and connection to respiration.
10th Science 4 Views 39 Downloads
Photosynthesis: Light-dependent and Calvin cycle
Students recognize the concepts of the light-dependent and the Calvin cycles. They draw diagrams of the light-dependent reaction and the Calvin cycle. In addition, they investigate the effects of light on carbohydrate content in leaves.
8th - 12th Science 3 Views 6 Downloads
Comparisons between c3 and c4 photosynthesis begin this video. Next, the mechanism of CO2 being incorporated into a 4-carbon compound is explained. This is an involved topic which can be very complicated. It should be an excellent tool for enhancing student comprehension.
17 mins 10th - 12th Science 5 Views 17 Downloads
Photosynthesis: Calvin Cycle
This is the 4th video about photosynthesis. It concentrates on the Calvin cycle which is part of the light-independent reaction stage. The chemical chains for the Calvin Cycle are drawn out on Sal's Smart Board. The process is thoroughly covered to show how the cycle functions.
13 mins 10th - 12th Science 3 Views 10 Downloads
Photosynthesis: Trapping the Sun's Energy
In this photosynthesis activity, students learn how plants trap the sun's energy and the light-dependent reactions of photosynthesis which includes the Calvin cycle. This activity has 5 true or false, 6 fill in the blank, 2 short answer, and 10 multiple choice questions.
9th - Higher Ed Science 18 Views 162 Downloads
AP: Chapter 10: Photosynthesis
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 flow. They explain what happens to different ions and molecules as they participate in the process.
10th - Higher Ed Science 3 Views 31 Downloads
The Effects of Photosynthesis on Plant Growth
Learners are able to draw a diagram of the light reactions and briefly describe what is occurring throughout the process. They are able to explain where each reactant/product in the photosynthesis equation comes from/goes during the process and write down their observations about particular plants and discuss the implication some of these observations have on photosynthesis.
9th - 12th Science 3 Views 75 Downloads
In this photosynthesis worksheet, students complete 20 various types of questions related to photosynthesis. First, they match each description in the first column with the correct vocabulary term in the second. Then, students explain how cellular respiration is related to photosynthesis.
9th - 10th Science 30 Views 367 Downloads
Diagrams of Cell Processes
Two large diagrams make up this simple, yet valuable, biology resource. One is a close-up of a plant cell in which learners label the steps involved in photosynthesis and the Calvin cycle. The other is a cell where learners label the steps involved in cellular respiration.
9th - 12th Science 3 Views 55 Downloads
In this photosynthesis worksheet, students define the terms provided. Students answer questions about photosynthesis. Students match each term with the description below. Students also write the names of the reactants and products for photosynthesis that correspond to the numbers in the diagram.
6th - 8th Science 18 Views 199 Downloads
Raven Chapter 10 Guided Notes: Photosynthesis
Kim B. Foglia has designed a comprehensive series of AP biology worksheets. This one focuses learners on the progression of photosynthesis in plants. For this assignment, they identify structures and steps on high-quality diagrams, use words to explain details of the process, and draw pictures of leaf adaptation s.
9th - Higher Ed Science 8 Views 90 Downloads
Reactions of Photosynthesis
If you are looking for a simple quiz that delves deeper into the photosynthesis process, you found it! Fill in the blanks, graph and diagram interpretation, multiple choice, true/false, and short answer are all included in this four-page assessment
9th - 12th Science 24 Views 71 Downloads
What Should I Know About Photosynthesis
This four-page handout would work great as a reading guide or note-taking resource for teens learning about ATP, photosynthesis, the key scientists in the realm of photosynthesis, and more. It is designed to accompany a certain textbook, but should fit well with most resources that comprehensively cover this topic.
9th - 12th Science 26 Views 87 Downloads
This collection of animated slides offers an explanation of the photosynthesis process. It must be homemade as the sounds of dishes clanging, a television commercial, and computer mouse clicks are heard in the background. You will need to turn the sound off and use the pause button to slow the progression of these otherwise informative slides.
8 mins 9th - 12th Science 3 Views 0 Downloads
Solar Energy and Diversifying Energy Resources
As pupils progress through this lesson, it will dawn on them that the sun is an amazing source of renewable energy. They examine a case study of a place where it wasn't welcomed, and then conduct research to decide their own positions on the use of solar energy for generating electricity.
6th - 8th Science 17 Views 15 Downloads CCSS: Designed