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88 resources with the concept chlorophyll

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Using Models to Understand Photosynthesis

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Is your class in the dark about photosynthesis? Shed some sunlight on an important biological process with a thoughtful activity. After answering questions to help determine their level of knowledge, learners work with chemical equations...
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Study Jams! Photosynthesis

For Students 4th - 7th Standards
One friend explains to another that plants combine water and carbon dioxide with the energy of the sun to produce sugar and oxygen. She mentions the roles of the roots, chloroplasts, and stomata in an engaging video that reviews how...
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The Absorption of Solar Energy

For Teachers 7th - 12th
Two sequential parts to this instructional activity 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...
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Photosynthesis

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Young scholars 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...
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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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Ecosystems and Remote Sensing

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Young scholars obtain remote sensing data to compare and contrast global biomass data with global temperature data.
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Trees are Terrific...Inside and Out!

For Teachers 4th - 6th Standards
Trees are the star of a three-step unit celebrating Arbor Day. Step one takes an in-depth look into the structure of a tree, the process of photosynthesis, and the benefits of the leafy giants. Step two challenges scholars to create a...
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Understanding El Niño Using Data in the Classroom

For Students 6th - 8th Standards
Are weather troubles caused by El Nino? An installment of a larger series presents a five-part lesson on El Nino. First, scholars learn to read sea surface temperature maps. Then, they compare them to data on graphs before determining if...
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Photosynthesis: Energy and Life

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
All life requires energy ... and the connection between energy and plant life typically requires photosynthesis. Scholars explore photosynthesis in depth from ATP/ADP through the Calvin cycle. A helpful presentation highlights concepts...
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Photosynthesis

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Why do leaves change color in autumn? A presentation and worksheet walk through many details of photosynthesis. They explain where photosynthesis occurs, why plants are green, the changing colors in autumn, energy usage, and CAM plants. 
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You Are My Sunshine

For Teachers 10th - 12th Standards
Finally, a photosynthesis activity that outshines the rest! Young biologists perform an experiment that allows them to observe photosynthesis through the production of oxygen. The lesson, part of the K20 series, also includes a study of...
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Why Aren't Plants Black?

For Students 9th - Higher Ed Standards
In an evolutionary sense, plants seem to have it all figured out. But, do they really? The narrator of an engaging physics video that is part of a larger series questions the predominant color of plants in a short video. Content includes...
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Magnesium

For Students 9th - Higher Ed Standards
Magnesium is the eighth most abundant element in Earth's crust, the ninth most abundant element in the universe and the 11th most abundant in the human body. A video on chemical elements focuses on magnesium. It describes the properties,...
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What If Humans Could Photosynthesize?

For Students 9th - Higher Ed
How would you fare as a plant? Learners watch a video in the ACS Reactions series that explains what would happen if humans could perform photosynthesis. They see that life would definitely be quite different!
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Why Do Leaves Change Color?

For Students 9th - Higher Ed Standards
Discover the scientific explanation of fall leaves! The lesson narrator describes the role of chlorophyll, glucose, and weather in the process of the color-changing process. He adds an overview of carotenoids and flavonoids to explain...
5:36
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When The Earth Was Purple

For Students 6th - 12th Standards
Earth appears blue and green now, but an interesting video covers a theory about when our planet was purple. We know the sun emits mostly green light, so why do most plants repel green light rather than absorbing it? Did purple microbes...
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Coniferous and Deciduous Trees

For Students 4th - 6th Standards
What are the differences between coniferous and deciduous trees? Supplement your tree lessons with a set of activities that has learners describing, naming, comparing, and reading about deciduous and coniferous trees. The activities are...
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Nature's Density Column

For Teachers 6th - 10th Standards
Nature provides density columns in the polar regions that provides food for many animals. Young scientists build their own density columns with water in order to answer analysis questions. Through a slideshow presentation, scholars...
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Why Are Leaves Green? Part 2

For Students 6th - 12th Standards
Examine the role of chlorophyll in the process of photosynthesis. An interesting video lesson helps learners understand the efficiency of green chlorophyll as it creates energy for a plant. Although 99.9 percent of plants use green...
2:30
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The Real Reason Leaves Change Color in the Fall

For Students 6th - 12th Standards
Discover the chemistry behind the color change in leaves. The lesson narrator describes how trees must recycle nutrients in the leaves before they fall off for the winter. The video breaks down the process and highlights the chemistry of...
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Why Are Leaves Green? Part 1

For Students 6th - 12th Standards
Consider a question that baffles even scientists. Why are leaves green? The video lesson offers a theory that begins with the first aquatic plants. Learners consider alternative explanations as well.
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Photosynthesis and Respiration

For Students 9th - 12th
Can't have one without the other! Part one of an eight-part series involving the carbon cycle and global warming brings the related processes of photosynthesis and respiration to life through animation. Learners take their knowledge of...
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Photosynthesis

For Students 6th - 8th Standards
Venus fly traps photosynthesize and consume insects because the soil they live in does not provide enough nutrients. Scholars analyze historical scientific experiments to learn how scientists discovered photosynthesis. From their...