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Understanding Photosynthesis


Understanding Photosynthesis

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This instructional resource guides students through the basics of the process of photosynthesis.  It covers the structure of the chloroplast, the equation for photosynthesis and some of the details of the light and dark reaction.  Great for use with high school level biology students.
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Material Type: Tutorial
Technical Format: HTML/Text
Date Added to MERLOT: June 16, 2012
Date Modified in MERLOT: June 30, 2012
Submitter: Laura Collins


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Primary Audience: High School
Mobile Compatibility: Not specified at this time
Technical Requirements: Must have Powerpoint 2010 and internet connection
Language: English
Cost Involved: no
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Avatar for Michael Plotkin
4 years ago

Michael Plotkin (Faculty)



Technical Remarks:

You can convert the pptx to ppt using a free converter or do it on your mac as described for docx here:


Time spent reviewing site: 30 minutes

Avatar for Hersh Sisodia
4 years ago

Hersh Sisodia (Administrator)

Did not load, tried it on several machines and different days. Perhaps it needs to be saved in a lower version.

Time spent reviewing site: 10 mins

Avatar for Chris Daugherty
4 years ago

Chris Daugherty (Teacher (K-12))

This resource did not load properly. 

Technical Remarks:

Using Office 2011, this resource did not load.

Time spent reviewing site: 10 minutes

Avatar for Mike Hagedorn
4 years ago

Mike Hagedorn (Teacher (K-12))

This tutorial did not load on my computer.  I am running Office 2010 and powerpoint would start but nothing would show up.  Any suggestions

Technical Remarks:

Doesn't work with Powerpoint 2010

Time spent reviewing site: 10 minutes

Avatar for Maer Ben-Yisrael
4 years ago

Maer Ben-Yisrael (Staff)

Is there a way to make this backward compatible?

I have Office 2008 for Macintosh.


Technical Remarks:

Not compatible with Office 2004 for Macintosh or Office 2008 for Macintosh.