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An explanation of photosynthesis

Duration: 03:22

Science presenter Jon Chase explains photosynthesis. He shows the balanced symbol equation and conducts an experiment using Cabomba pondweed to demonstrate that oxygen is a product of photosynthesis. He then shows the effect of a lower light intensity on the rate of photosynthesis. Jon also describes the role that plants play in food webs and ecosystems.

Available since: Mon 26 Nov 2012

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Bitesize Science

Scientist and rapper Jon Chase reveals his favourite science demos, with a touch of magic.

First broadcast: 11 May 2012

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