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Title: Photosynthesis and Respiration PDF
Url: http://esa21.kennesaw.edu/activities/photo-resp/photo-resp.pdf
Creator: Laposata, Matt
Publisher: Kennesaw State University
Description: Most people are aware that plants undergo photosynthesis, a process by which they convert sunlight and carbon dioxide in sugar and water. But not as many realize that plants also undergo respiration, which is the reverse of this process. In a two-part activity, students will examine the processes of respiration and photosynthesis with the aquatic plant, Elodea, by measuring how it changes the pH of water, and examine the process of respiration by using the same technique with seeds of the mung bean (Phaseolus aureus). They will also examine a case study involving the release of carbon dioxide into the atmosphere by slash-and-burn agriculture.
LC Classification: Agriculture -- Forestry -- Conservation and protection -- Deforestation
Science -- Botany
Science -- Botany -- Plant physiology
Science -- Botany -- Plant physiology -- Botanical chemistry. Phytochemicals -- Nutrition. Plant food. Assimilation of nitrogen, etc. -- Respiration
Science -- Microbiology -- Bacteria -- Physiology -- Metabolism -- Photosynthesis
GEM Subject: Science
Health
Science -- Technology
Science -- Biological and life sciences
Science -- Ecology
Science -- Earth science
Science -- Botany
Health -- Environmental health
Key Concept: Botany
Botany -- Photosynthesis
Botany -- Respiration
Ecology
Ecology -- Conservation
Ecology -- Ecosystems
Ecology -- Pollution
Ecology -- Sustainability
Ecology -- Climate change
Key Concepts Complete: Yes
Resource Type: Instructional Materials
InteractiveResource (DCMI Type Vocabulary)
Laboratory Modules
Lesson Plans
Format: pdf
Audience: College/University Instructors
Higher Education
Secondary Education
Students
Teachers
Technical School First Cycle
Technical School Second Cycle
University First Cycle
University Second Cycle
Vocational Training
Language: English
Rights: Environmental Science Activity
Access Rights: Free access
Date Of Record Release: 2009-01-28 03:00:02 (W3C-DTF)
Date Last Modified: 2011-03-15 11:04:26 (W3C-DTF)
Source: Environmental Science Activities for the 21st Century
Full Record Views: 114
Resource URL Clicks: 19
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