The Magic School Bus: How a Plant Makes Food
Biology → Plants → Photosynthesis
By observing the chloroplasts in a leaf, the students learn that plants produce their own food and do not get it from another source. The students come to the conclusion that the chloroplasts use sunlight, air, and water to create sugar, which is used as energy for the plant.
Public Discussion Questions
This clip is associated with the following standards:
Next Generation Science StandardsPlan and conduct an investigation to determine if plants need sunlight and water to grow.
Next Generation Science StandardsUse a model to illustrate how photosynthesis transforms light energy into stored chemical energy.
Next Generation Science StandardsConstruct a scientific explanation based on evidence for the role of photosynthesis in the cycling o...