Photosynthesis and Transpiration
Students observe the effect of light on plants. They illustrate the exchange of gases between the atmosphere and the plant and explain how green plants use the sun's energy to produce food through photosynthesis.
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Transport in Plants, Part 2: Xylem and Transpiration
Ninety-nine percent of the water absorbed in plants transpires into the atmosphere. The second video in a three-part series explains transpiration in plants. It details how they pull water into the roots; how water passes through the...
4 mins 6th - 12th Science CCSS: Adaptable
Transport in Plants, Part 3: Phloem and Translocation
Leaves produce sugars through photosynthesis, but how do the sugars get to the rest of the plant? The final video in a three-part series within the Fuse School Biology playlist answers this question. It details how the phloem and...
2 mins 6th - 12th Science CCSS: Adaptable
Landscaping and Urban Forestry - Lesson 4 (Grades 5-6)
Students discuss reasons to plant trees and the best locations for cooling. They analyze two homes identifying types and locations of trees, and location of the central air conditioners. The benefits of shade, the process of...
5th - 6th Science