Crash Course: Biology: The Calvin Cycle
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Hank explains the Calvin Cycle, the light-independent reactions that occur within a plant to turn sunlight, water, and carbon dioxide into energy. The Calvin Cycle is broken down into three steps: Fixation, Reduction, and Regeneration.

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    Use a model to illustrate how photosynthesis transforms light energy into stored chemical energy.
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    Construct a scientific explanation based on evidence for the role of photosynthesis in the cycling o...

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