Overview of Photosynthesis

Photosynthesis is the process by which plants and other photosynthetic organisms convert light energy (i.e., sunlight) into chemical energy (i.e., food). 

Directions: Watch Photosynthesis for a quick overview of the process of photosynthesis.

Photosynthesis

Photosynthesis(HD)

Source: 
Brightstorm. Photosynthesis. Retrieved from https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2pk_ZlGdJZk.

A Closer Look at Photosynthesis—Part 1

Directions: Watch Cell Processes: Photosynthesis Part 1 for a closer look at how the raw materials needed for photosynthesis enter the plant.

Cell Processes: Photosynthesis Part 1

Cell Processes Photosynthesis Part 1.mp4

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A Closer Look at Photosynthesis—Part 2

Directions: Watch Cell Processes: Photosynthesis Part 2 for a closer look at the light-dependent and light-independent reactions of photosynthesis.

Cell Processes: Photosynthesis Part 2

Cell Processes Photosynthesis Part 2.mp4

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Directions: Check your understanding by responding to each of the following questions.

Photosynthesis Summary

Directions: Watch Photosynthesis and the Teeny Tiny Pigment Pancakes for a summary of photosynthesis.

Photosynthesis and the Teeny Tiny Pigment Pancakes

Photosynthesis and the Teeny Tiny Pigment Pancakes

Source: 
Amoeba Sisters. Photosynthesis and the Teeny Tiny Pigment Pancakes. Retrieved from https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uixA8ZXx0KU.

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