Photosynthesis Webquest

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This photosynthesis webquest makes a great introduction, sub-plan, guided practice, or student-led extension activity! How do plants transform water and carbon dioxide into glucose and oxygen? What are the steps of light dependent and light independent (Calvin Cycle) reactions? What is the structure and function of the chloroplast? What is the ecological significance of photosynthesis? Students will learn about the reactions of photosynthesis in this fun and engaging 4-page editable webquest.

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This photosynthesis webquest makes a great introduction, sub-plan, guided practice, or student-led extension activity! How do plants transform water and carbon dioxide into glucose and oxygen? What are the steps of light dependent and light independent (Calvin Cycle) reactions? What is the structure and function of the chloroplast? What is the ecological significance of photosynthesis? Students will learn about the reactions of photosynthesis in this fun and engaging 4-page editable webquest.

 

Editable MS Word, PDF, and Google Slides versions all are included! Your students will watch a short engaging Photosynthesis Amoeba Sisters video, read and analyze a Khan Academy photosynthesis article, and complete a photosynthesis interactive simulation on the BioMan website. Students will lead their own learning as they complete this editable, printable, and digital webquest. All non-flash modern resources are used – works beautifully on PC, Mac, iPads, Tablets, and most modern cellular devices.

 

Photosynthesis Webquest Topics:

  • Photosynthesis
  • Chloroplast Structures
  • Light & Pigments
  • Light-Dependent Reactions
  • Light-Independent Reactions (Calvin Cycle)
  • Reactants and Products of Photosynthesis
  • Photosystems I & II
  • Electron Transport Chain
  • ATP & ATP Synthase

 

Essential Questions:

  • What is the structure and function of chloroplasts?
  • How do plant pigments absorb and reflect light?
  • How do Light Independent and Dependent Reactions work together to carry out photosynthesis?
  • How is photosynthesis related to cellular respiration?

 

Student will follow clear directions to answer chunked questions as they move through the virtual activities. The student handout includes tinyURLs, long URLs, and QR Codes to help students easily reach each virtual activity to immediately begin learning and applying their new knowledge. The Google Slides version includes clickable links and preformatted text boxes. Your students will have no confusion as they move through the activities and will be on task, having fun, and learning!

 

No prior knowledge needed! You can use this as core classwork, review, an introduction, homework, remediation, or a sub plan! The 4-page student handout will guide your students through the entire lesson, with clear questions and answers that align to NGSS standards.

 

What you will receive:

  • Editable Microsoft Word Version (4 Pages)
  • PDF Version (Easel Friendly!)
  • Google Slides Version
  • Answer Key

 

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