Photosynthesis, Trees, and the Greenhouse Effect
Students study photosynthesis and then transfer their understanding of this topic to a consideration of how trees can help reduce the negative impacts of the greenhouse effect. They explain the role of humans in increasing the greenhouse effect.
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