Photosynthesis Teacher Resources
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The Simple Story of Photosynthesis and Food
Meet adorable animated chloroplasts as they, with the help of the sun, produce glucose. In this four-minute feature, viewers learn how carbon, oxygen, hydrogen, and electrons are combined to form carbohydrates. The narrator also explains...
4 mins 4th - 8th Science CCSS: Adaptable
Photosynthesis Diagrams Worksheet
Help young botanists get to the root of photosynthesis with this series of worksheets. By completing these diagrams, students demonstrate their understanding of the biological structures and chemical reactions that make this amazing...
7th - 12th Science CCSS: Adaptable
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...
6 mins 8th - 12th Science
The Effects of Photosynthesis on Plant Growth
Students 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...
9th - 12th Science
Plants in Your Gas Tank: From Photosynthesis to Ethanol
Explore ethanol and how it is produced. Young scientists investigate photosynthesis and fermentation to the concept of conservation of energy and mass. They discuss the environmental and economical benefits of ethanol as a fuel additive.
7th - 12th Science
Exploring Photosynthesis with NASA Remote Sensing Data
Students explore photosynthesis using NASA satellite data. For 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 will...
7th - 12th Science
Photosynthesis - A Survival Guide
Young scientists learn what it takes for life on Earth to survive with this series of photosynthesis resources. Offering twelve different activities ranging from independent practice worksheets to in depth scientific experiments, this...
5th - 11th Science CCSS: Adaptable