Sixth graders are introduced to the process of photosynthesis by discussion and then by participating in an experiment. They then answer questions as independent practice project.
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Can Photosynthesis Occur at Saturn?
In the 19th activity of 22, learners determine if distance from a light source affects photosynthesis. Participants capture oxygen in straws and find that the amount of water the gas displaces is proportional to the rate of photosynthesis.
6th - 8th 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
New Review Why Are Leaves Green? Part 2
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 mins 6th - 12th Science CCSS: Adaptable
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