Crash Course: Biology: Photosynthesis
Biology → Plants → Photosynthesis
Hank explains in-depth the series of reactions that take place for a plant to produce food for itself, also known as photosynthesis. This video also explores the prerequisites (sunlight, carbon dioxide, and water) of these reactions.
Key Words: Xylem, Stomata, Chlorophyll, Chloroplast, Thylakoid, Photoexcitation, Photosystem II, Electron Transport Chain, Cytochrome Complex, ATP
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...