Curipod placeholder

What is the main purpose of photosynthesis?


Curipod lesson about topic "Photosynthesis". #5-7

Profile picture of david.turner


Updated 5 months ago

1. Word cloud
120 seconds
What is the main purpose of photosynthesis?
2. Slide
60 seconds
Photosynthesis is the process by which plants use light energy to create food. Carbon dioxide and water combine to form glucose and oxygen. The process of photosynthesis occurs in the chloroplasts of plant cells.
Photosynthesis: How Plants Make Food
3. Slide
60 seconds
Chloroplasts: Organelles that contain pigments and are responsible for photosynthesis. Glucose: A sugar molecule that is produced by photosynthesis. Light Energy: Energy from the sun that is used by plants to power photosynthesis.
4. Poll
60 seconds
What is the most interesting thing about photosynthesis?
  • The way plants produce oxygen.
  • The way plants capture energy from the sun.
  • The ability of plants to grow in different environments.
  • The role of photosynthesis in the food chain.
5. Slide
60 seconds
Photosynthesis produces more oxygen than all other sources combined! Different plants have adapted to absorb different parts of the visible spectrum. Some plants can store energy from the sun for up to two weeks!
Fun facts:
6. Drawings
450 seconds
Draw / write: What are the different components of the photosynthesis process?
7. Drawings
360 seconds
Draw / write: What factors affect the rate of photosynthesis?
8. Open question
150 seconds
How can you apply what you have learned about photosynthesis to other processes in nature?
9. Open question
330 seconds
What have you learned about photosynthesis that you can share with others?

Suggested content