The Simple Story of Photosynthesis and Food

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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 how glucose is broken down in our bodies into ATP, which we use as energy. After the video, your class can discuss the accompanying Think questions as a review.

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CCSS: Adaptable
NGSS: Adaptable
Pros

  • Charming cartoon animation makes the video kid-friendly
  • In Dig Deeper, find links to articles, animations, and other webpages about photosynthesis
  • Comes with comprehension questions which can be edited if you register on the host website
Cons

  • None
Common Core