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Teaching Photosynthesis

by: Molly Weinburgh

This activity is designed to get students engaged in learning the topic of photosynthesis. Students are given a sheet with various facts about photosynthesis on it. They cut the clues out, sort them into categories, and discuss their reasoning with their classmates. This process helps them practice essential science skills: observing, classifying, recording, communicating, and analyzing data. This format can be used with other topics, and the number and difficulty of clues can be adapted to suit different levels.

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Type Journal ArticlePub Date 7/1/2004Stock # ss05_027_09_15Volume 027Issue 09

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