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Crash Course: Biology

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Imagine an entire biology course in one collection of 40 videos! Based on the AP Biology curriculum, viewers learn about the things that make up living things and the processes that keep organisms alive. They also learn how to identify...
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Nature's Smallest Factory: The Calvin Cycle

For Students 8th - 12th
Explain the two-step process of photosynthesis to your high school biologists with a focus on the Calvin cycle. Using adorable animation, a video likens the cycle to a tiny, sustainable factory. Even though the enzyme-bird rubisco and...
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Photosynthesis:The Calvin Cycle

For Teachers 10th
From the light reaction to the Calvin cycle, this presentation contains information about the various stages of photosynthesis.  This is a great supplement to some of the biochemistry-heavy presentations about the specific mechanisms....
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Diagrams of Cell Processes

For Students 9th - 12th
Two large diagrams make up this simple, yet valuable, biology resource. One is a close-up of a plant cell in which learners label the steps involved in photosynthesis and the Calvin cycle. The other is a cell where learners label the...
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Photosynthesis: Light-dependent and Calvin cycle

For Teachers 8th - 12th
Students recognize the concepts of the light-dependent and the Calvin cycles. They draw diagrams of the light-dependent reaction and the Calvin cycle. In addition, they investigate the effects of light on carbohydrate content in leaves.
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Photosynthesis: Energy and Life

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
All life requires energy ... and the connection between energy and plant life typically requires photosynthesis. Scholars explore photosynthesis in depth from ATP/ADP through the Calvin cycle. A helpful presentation highlights concepts...
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C-4 Photosynthesis

For Students 10th - 12th
Comparisons between c3 and c4 photosynthesis begin this video. Next, the mechanism of CO2 being incorporated into a 4-carbon compound is explained. This is an involved topic which can be very complicated. It should be an excellent tool...
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AP: Chapter 10: Photosynthesis

For Students 10th - Higher Ed
AP biologists or college-level botanists consider in-depth details of the photosynthetic process. They examine the structures in a leaf and the roles that they play. They label neat and colorful diagrams of photosystems and electron...
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The Effects of Photosynthesis on Plant Growth

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Young scholars 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...
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Photosynthesis and the Teeny Tiny Pigment Pancakes

For Students 7th - 12th
No, the Calvin cycle isn't the bicycle Calvin and Hobbes ride. A video describes photosynthesis through cartoon graphics. Using the chemical formula and two reactions, it stresses the importance of chlorophyll and ATP. 
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Photosynthesis: Trapping the Sun's Energy

For Students 9th - Higher Ed
In this photosynthesis activity, students learn how plants trap the sun's energy and the light-dependent reactions of photosynthesis which includes the Calvin cycle. This activity has 5 true or false, 6 fill in the blank, 2 short answer,...
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Photosynthesis Presentation

For Teachers 9th - 12th
This collection of animated slides offers an explanation of the photosynthesis process. It must be homemade as the sounds of dishes clanging, a television commercial, and computer mouse clicks are heard in the background. You will need...
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Photosynthesis

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Seventy percent of the world's oxygen is produced through photosynthesis by phytoplankton, microscopic plants found in the ocean. Viewers learn about the complex process of photosynthesis with a video that covers both the light dependent...
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Photosynthesis

For Students 9th - 10th
In this photosynthesis worksheet, students complete 20 various types of questions related to photosynthesis. First, they match each description in the first column with the correct vocabulary term in the second. Then, students explain...
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Photorespiration

For Students 10th - 12th
Salman Khan goes into yet more detail about the Calvin cycle (light independent reactions). This presentation brings the information up to college level.
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Photosynthesis: Light Reactions

For Teachers 9th - 12th
This clip picks up right where the Khan Academy's Photosynthesis video left off. Chemicals such as hydrogen and compounds such as NADPH are reviewed along with details including the stroma, thylakoid, lumen, and grana. See the parts of a...
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Raven Chapter 10 Guided Notes: Photosynthesis

For Students 9th - Higher Ed
Kim B. Foglia has designed a comprehensive series of AP biology worksheets. This one focuses learners on the progression of photosynthesis in plants. In this assignment, they identify structures and steps on high-quality diagrams, use...
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Photosynthesis

For Students 6th - 8th
In this photosynthesis worksheet, students define the terms provided. Students answer questions about photosynthesis. Students match each term with the description below. Students also write the names of the reactants and products for...
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Energy in a Cell

For Students 9th - 12th
In this energy worksheet, students describe how plants store energy and how animals use the energy stored in plants by answering 5 short answer questions.
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Photosynthesis Concept Map

For Students 5th - 12th
For this photosynthesis worksheet students complete a venn diagram of the process of photosynthesis by choosing from a list of terms and phrases. 
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Using Models to Understand Photosynthesis

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Is your class in the dark about photosynthesis? Shed some sunlight on an important biological process with a thoughtful activity. After answering questions to help determine their level of knowledge, learners work with chemical equations...
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Photosynthesis Steps and Pathways

For Students 6th - 12th Standards
When studying photosynthesis, most pupils think of trees and flowers but forget about cacti. The video explains the process of photosynthesis both within a cell and the variations due to the type of plant and climate. It includes a short...
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Photosynthesis

For Students 9th - Higher Ed
In this photosynthesis learning exercise, students define ATP and photosynthesis. Students compare fermentation, cellular respiration, and photosynthesis. This learning exercise has 2 graphic organizers and 9 short answer questions.
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CAM Plants

For Students 10th - 12th
This lecture continues the concept of CO2 being stored in the form of acid before use in photosynthesis.

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