Secret Life of Plants

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MIDDLE SCHOOL |  SCIENCE

Secret Life of Plants

Students will investigate unseen plant processes to discover evidence of photosynthesis including observations of stomata for transpiration and gas exchange, and detection of the presence of photosynthetic pigments that absorb light, using chromatography.

Concepts: Plants | Photosynthesis

Essential Questions:

  • What happens during photosynthesis and how do we know it?
  • What evidence of photosynthesis can I observe or detect?
  • What are the parts of a plant’s cell?