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Carbon Fixation in Photosynthesis


Carbon Fixation in Photosynthesis

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This site is an animation of the Calvin Cycle. It displays the activities in small portions and keeps track of the molecules used/produced during the process.
Material Type: Animation
Technical Format: Shockwave
Date Added to MERLOT: July 28, 2003
Date Modified in MERLOT: September 02, 2013
Submitter: Marty Zahn



Primary Audience: High School, College General Ed
Mobile Compatibility: Not specified at this time
Technical Requirements: Internet browser with Shockwave plugin.
Language: English
Cost Involved: no
Source Code Available: no
Accessiblity Information Available: no
Creative Commons: unsure


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Avatar for Marty Zahn
1 year ago

Marty Zahn (Faculty)

Good, simple animation of the Calvin Cycle. Keeps track of the energy and carbon atoms through the process.


Use this as part of class.

Technical Remarks:

Requires Shockwave

Time spent reviewing site: 1/2 hour

Avatar for Marty Zahn
11 years ago

Marty Zahn (Faculty)

An excellent animation of the the Calvin Cycle. It divides the process into
stages to allow students to absorb what is happening in smaller sections. It
also does the bookkeeping for molecules being used (from Light dependent
reactions) and produced during the cycle.
Used in course