Mussel Your Way Through Photosynthesis
Students, using zebra mussels (Dreissena polymorpha), elodea and an indicator dye, observe and record the role of light in photosynthesis. They consider plant production of carbon dioxide and the use of live materials in biological research.
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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
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 worksheet for all. This is a faster way to play with the...
6th - 10th Science CCSS: Adaptable
Photosynthesis, Respiration, and the Carbon Cycle
Provide your class with the opportunity to view our carbon cycle close up. Young scientists research the cycle of oxygen as it completes the tasks of photosynthesis and respiration. They explore the importance of carbon in an ecosystem...
7th - 12th Science
New Review What Is Earthshine?
Light travels in interesting ways through the solar system. A video episode from a longer series highlights how the sun's rays travel to the earth and moon and sometimes in between. Scholars learn about reflection properties on a very...
4 mins 6th - 12th Science CCSS: Adaptable
New Review How Your Digestive System Works
Ever wonder why it takes awhile to feel full when you eat a meal or snack? Follow food in its fantastic, 40-hour journey through your body with a video about the digestive system! Young anatomists explore the process of digestion,...
5 mins 6th - 12th Science CCSS: Adaptable
PS3D - Energy in Chemical Processes and Everyday Life
Need to take your teaching of energy concepts to another level? Check out a strategic video that examines standard PS3D in the Next Generation Science Standards. Filled with examples, scenarios, and connections to the life sciences, the...
7 mins 4th - 12th Science
Nature's Smallest Factory: The Calvin Cycle
Explain the two-step process of photosynthesis to your high school biologists with a focus on the Calvin cycle. Using adorable animation, a video likens the cycle to a tiny, sustainable factory. Even though the enzyme-bird rubisco and...
6 mins 8th - 12th Science