Factors Affecting the Rate of Photosynthesis
In this photosynthesis worksheet, students explore the 3 major factors that affect the rate of photosynthesis. This worksheet has 6 short answer questions.
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Photosynthesis Virtual Labs
Photosynthesis is the literal light snack. Here is a lesson that includes a short introductory presentation, two virtual lab experiments, a summary presentation, and accompanying instructional activity for all. This is a faster way to...
6th - 10th Science CCSS: Adaptable
Teaching Photosynthesis and Cellular Respiration in Tandem
Rather than teaching photosynthesis and cellular respiration as individual topics, present them as a combined concept. Young scholars use websites to research and answer questions before organizing a concept map. The second day is much...
9th - 12th Science CCSS: Adaptable
Are All Plants Created Equal?
Photosynthesis requires energy and produces food, and cellular respiration produces energy and requires food. An interesting lesson analyzes the factors that affect the rates of photosynthesis and respiration. Classes spend one day...
10th - 12th Science CCSS: Adaptable
Collaborative Lab Experiments
Middle schoolers use elodea to determine the rate of photosynthesis. In groups of three, young scientists compare rates in three different locations, and sharing data through a Google spreadsheet. Finally, they come up with their own...
7th - 9th Science CCSS: Adaptable
The Effects of Light Intensity and Wavelength on the Rate of Photosynthesis
Students use an on line website to simulate the effects of light intensity and wavelength on photosynthesis. For this photosynthesis lesson plan, students determine how wavelength of light and intensity of light affect the rate at which...
9th - 12th Science