Sugar and Light
Learners connect starch to sugar as the storage form of energy. They find that no starch is produced in the plant without light. Students perform the old favorite of looking at starch deposition in geranium leaves using Lugol's iodine reagent.
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New Review Is Aspartame Safe?
How sweet it is! Is it possible for something that tastes so sweet to be bad for us? Young sweetener scientists get an in-depth look at aspartame with a video from the American Chemical Society's Reactions playlist. Content includes...
4 mins 9th - Higher Ed Science CCSS: Adaptable
New Review Vertical Farming
Create a vegetation high rise! Scholars study the trend of vertical farming and the requirements needed for a successful crop. The lesson from the ACS Reactions series explores the advantages and disadvantages in relation to traditional...
5 mins 9th - Higher Ed Science CCSS: Adaptable
The Effects of Photosynthesis on Plant Growth
Students are able to draw a diagram of the light reactions and briefly describe what is occurring throughout the process. They are able to explain where each reactant/product in the photosynthesis equation comes from/goes during the...
9th - 12th Science