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Teaching Light reactions of photosynthesis

Light reactions of photosynthesis

Photosynthesis occurs in two stages. During the first stage, the energy from sunlight is absorbed by the chloroplast. Water is used, and oxygen is produced during this part of the process. During the second stage, carbon dioxide is used, and glucose is produced.

CK-12 (Middle School)

ESSENTIAL QUESTION:

Why are plants, but not animals, capable of photosynthesizing?
STANDARDS:
RST.1 - Analysis & Evidence, RST.2 - Main Ideas, RST.4 - Key Terms

DEPTH OF KNOWLEDGE (DOK) LEVELS:

1,2,4
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