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Roots, Shoots, and Wood

        

Roots, Shoots, and Wood

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Educational studies have found that despite classroom presentations, most students retain their naïve idea that a plant’s mass is mostly derived from the soil, and not from the air. To call students’ attention to this misconception, at the beginning of this lesson we will provide a surprising experimental result so that students will confront their mental mistake. Next, we will help students better envision photosynthesis by modeling where the atoms come from in this important process that... More
Material Type: Presentation
Technical Format: Quicktime
Date Added to MERLOT: October 07, 2009
Date Modified in MERLOT: July 06, 2011
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Keywords: photosynthesis, CO2, cellulose, O2, H2O, glucose

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Primary Audience: Middle School, High School
Mobile Compatibility: Not specified at this time
Technical Requirements: Also available as flash
Language: Arabic, English
Cost Involved: no
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