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Starch Production Through Photosynthesis
Kathleen Moran
2002- 2003 Fellow

This lab provides students with the opportunity to see the contrast between parts of a leaf that have photosynthesized and parts that have not. They will observe that areas of a leaf that receive light are able to photosynthesize to produce glucose (and eventually starch), while areas of a leaf that do not receive light cannot photosynthesize and thus do not produce glucose. This visual image will help students see and understand the results of photosynthesis.

This lab is designed for use in high school Biology classes. You can download the files in 3 formats:

Teacher's Guide: WORD or HTML or PDF
Student Version: WORD or HTML or PDF



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