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CLIP 6126

Plant photosynthesis

Plant photosynthesis
Key Info
  • Plant photosynthesis
  • Duration: 01:14
  • An animated description of the process of photosynthesis. Carbon dioxide seeps into leaves through pores called stomata. It reaches the chloroplasts where chlorophyll uses energy from sunlight to bind the carbon dioxide with water brought up from the roots to form carbohydrates. Oxygen is produced as a by-product.
  • Subject:



    Bio: Plants - Photosynthesis

  • Keywords: photosynthesis, stomata, chloroplasts, chlorophyll, carbohydrates, oxygen, carbon dioxide, biology, plants, bitesize
Ideas for use in class
  • The clip could be used in any lesson about plants. It could also contribute detail to a look at food chains.
Background details
  • Clip language : English
  • Aspect ratio : 16x9

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