Rate of Photosynthesis

Secondary KLA:
Educational levels:
Year 7, Year 8

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Students use this resource consisting of eight slides with diagrams, written explanation and voice-over to understand how to measure the rate of photosynthesis and understand what factors affect it. A detailed method is suggested for measuring the effect of varying levels of light. There is a two-question quiz and a summary slide.

NSW syllabus outcomes

(SC4-5WS) collaboratively and individually produces a plan to investigate questions and problems

(SC4-14LW) relates the structure and function of living things to their classification, survival and reproduction

Australian curriculum content descriptions

(ACSSU150) Multi-cellular organisms contain systems of organs that carry out specialised functions that enable them to survive and reproduce

(ACSIS140) Collaboratively and individually plan and conduct a range of investigation types, including fieldwork and experiments, ensuring safety and ethical guidelines are followed

(ACSIS141) In fair tests, measure and control variables, and select equipment to collect data with accuracy appropriate to the task

More information

Resource type:
Interactive Resource
ScOT topics:
Photosynthesis, Light
File type:
Intel Corporation
Intel Corporation
Date created:
Wednesday, 31 October 2007

Resource ID: 91fab807-0fe5-4ccd-8da2-38149159d517