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Use a model to illustrate how photosynthesis transforms light energy into stored chemical energy.

 
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Putting The Energy Into Photosynthesis

High School Biology » Unit: Cell Energy
High School Biology » Unit: Cell Energy
Ashley Cooper
Thousand Oaks, CA
Environment: Suburban
 
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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Life is for The Living

High School Biology » Unit: Unit 1- Organization and Relationships
High School Biology » Unit: Unit 1- Organization and Relationships
Sharon Wilson
Jonesboro, GA
Environment: Urban
 
Big Idea:

You gotta have GRACE (growth, reproduction, adaptation/adjustment, cells and energy) to live.

 
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Photosynthesis and Cellular Respiration

High School Chemistry » Unit: Unit 6: Energy
High School Chemistry » Unit: Unit 6: Energy
Rachel Meisner
Chula Vista, CA
Environment: Urban
 
Big Idea:

Photosynthesis transforms light energy into stored chemical energy while respiration uses the bonds of stored energy to make new bonds through the transfer of energy.

 
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Shedding Light On Photosynthesis

High School Biology » Unit: Cell Energy
High School Biology » Unit: Cell Energy
Ashley Cooper
Thousand Oaks, CA
Environment: Suburban
 
Big Idea:

Why are plants important? What's the big idea with trees? Students will breath in knowledge of photosynthesis and the vital role the process plays in our daily life.

 
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Floating Spinach: Investigating Photosynthesis

High School Biology » Unit: 2) Cells ("Form and Function")
High School Biology » Unit: 2) Cells ("Form and Function")
Mitchell  Smith
Kent, WA
Environment: Suburban
 
Big Idea:

Photosynthesis can be easily modeled and investigated through the use of spinach leaf disks, carbonated water, and light.

 
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Communities & Ecosystems (Day# 1 of 4)

High School Biology » Unit: 7) Ecology ("Population Interactions")
High School Biology » Unit: 7) Ecology ("Population Interactions")
Mitchell  Smith
Kent, WA
Environment: Suburban
 
Big Idea:

All living organisms and the environment are interconnected.

 
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Photosynthesis, Part 1-Modeling Photosynthesis

High School Biology » Unit: Unit 1- Organization and Relationships
High School Biology » Unit: Unit 1- Organization and Relationships
Sharon Wilson
Jonesboro, GA
Environment: Urban
 
Big Idea:

It's cool to be able to make your own food.

 
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Writer's Workshop - Creating Children's Stories

High School Biology » Unit: Cell Energy
High School Biology » Unit: Cell Energy
Ashley Cooper
Thousand Oaks, CA
Environment: Suburban
 
Big Idea:

Once upon a time . . . photosynthesis and cellular respiration came to life and captivated your imagination through vivid illustrations and detailed narrations created by your students.

 
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Never Too Old For A Story - Sharing Our Children's Books

High School Biology » Unit: Cell Energy
High School Biology » Unit: Cell Energy
Ashley Cooper
Thousand Oaks, CA
Environment: Suburban
 
Big Idea:

Your never too old for story time! Students will share their scientific children's stories with their class as they show off their creative writing talents and review for the upcoming assessment.

 
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Photosynthesis Symphony - Implementing Our Inquiry Labs

High School Biology » Unit: Cell Energy
High School Biology » Unit: Cell Energy
Ashley Cooper
Thousand Oaks, CA
Environment: Suburban
 
Big Idea:

Now is your chance to ask your own questions, develop your own inquiry lab, and take control of your learning using plants and your knowledge of photosynthesis. Let the fun begin!

 
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Photosynthesis, Part 2-Elodea Oxygen Bubbles Lab

High School Biology » Unit: Unit 1- Organization and Relationships
High School Biology » Unit: Unit 1- Organization and Relationships
Sharon Wilson
Jonesboro, GA
Environment: Urban
 
Big Idea:

Seeing is believing...plants release oxygen gas.

 
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Communities & Ecosystems (Day# 2 of 4)

High School Biology » Unit: 7) Ecology ("Population Interactions")
High School Biology » Unit: 7) Ecology ("Population Interactions")
Mitchell  Smith
Kent, WA
Environment: Suburban
 
Big Idea:

All living organisms and the environment are interconnected.

 
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It's only "write" to care about ecology

High School Biology » Unit: Unit 1- Organization and Relationships
High School Biology » Unit: Unit 1- Organization and Relationships
Sharon Wilson
Jonesboro, GA
Environment: Urban
 
Big Idea:

The ability to write cogently about a subject is an important skill that students should not only practice in Language Arts.

 
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Photosynthesis, Part 3 - Chromatography lab

High School Biology » Unit: Unit 1- Organization and Relationships
High School Biology » Unit: Unit 1- Organization and Relationships
Sharon Wilson
Jonesboro, GA
Environment: Urban
 
Big Idea:

Even though that leaf appears green, it isn’t the only pigment in that spinach leaf.

 
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Photosynthesis, Part 4 - It's all "write"!

High School Biology » Unit: Unit 1- Organization and Relationships
High School Biology » Unit: Unit 1- Organization and Relationships
Sharon Wilson
Jonesboro, GA
Environment: Urban
 
Big Idea:

Writing in science is about more than lab reports.

 
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