Photosynthesis—Life's Primary Energy Source

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Wouldn't it be great if you could produce your own food? Scholars learn about the processes of photosynthesis and cellular respiration in plants. They consider how to use photosynthesis as a model of an efficient system and how to apply this to engineering problems. 

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Instructional Ideas

  • Have pupils create a physical model of plant cells or for photosynthesis
Classroom Considerations

  • Scholars should have knowledge of cells
  • Note that there is an associated activity, Corn for Fuel?!, for the lesson
  • The first installment of a nine-part Life Science unit.
Pros

  • Provides very detailed lesson background information
Cons

  • Not a lot of learner engagement
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