Did you know that the process of photosynthesis helps us to survive? Here’s a basic description to get you started understanding how this works. Watch the video, take the follow-up test, and then try the karaoke song.
If you’d like to be sure you’ve mastered the basic concepts of photosynthesis, this site tests you frequently as you work your way through the information, and won’t allow you to progress until you’ve passed each test.
Let’s move on to more detailed information, including the “recipe” for photosynthesis and a description of the “teeny tiny pigment pancakes”.
With your knowledge of the basics about photosynthesis, you can understand even more clearly how important plants are to life on earth. Watch this thought-provoking vimeo and think about the impact of plants on our world.
Bring on the music! It’s time to celebrate the amazing process of photosynthesis! You may find that one or two of the following selections will help you to remember the facts about photosynthesis. This song has a catchy tune, and will have you singing, “Every plant can do this fundamental process, and we can call this photosynthesis.” Join in on this rap music video, or try this song from "They Might Be Giants".
Want to know more about photosynthesis? Contact a librarian through your computer or at your local library.