Reflection: Developing a Conceptual Understanding Putting The Energy Into Photosynthesis - Section 2: Hook - Energizing Student Interest in Photosynthesis

 

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Putting The Energy Into Photosynthesis

Unit 3: Cell Energy
Lesson 2 of 8

Objective: SWBAT design an an illustrated model to represent the chemical equation of photosynthesis that demonstrates the transformation of light energy into chemical energy.

Big Idea: Keep your students tuned-in when you start to talk in the foreign language of "chemistry". This lesson demystifies photosynthesis by simplifying the complex chemical process into small easy to understand steps!

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