Biology KS3 / KS4: Science of the Harvest

A series of fascinating clips in which food writer and presenter Stefan Gates explores the science behind agriculture's most important event, harvest.

Science of the Harvest themes include:

  • Germination and the conversion and storage of glucose
  • How photosynthesis is vital to the success of farming
  • How the combine harvester has changed the way we farm
  • The development of artificial selection in farming
  • The importance of animal pollinators and their relation to our fruit harvest
  • The science of ripening and seed dispersal

These clips are from the BBC series, Science of the Harvest

Suitable for: KS3 and KS4/GCSE in England, Wales and Northern Ireland and 3rd, 4th Level, National 4, National 5 and Higher in Scotland.

Biology KS3 / KS4: How photosynthesis is vital to the success of farming
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Biology KS3 / KS4: How the combine harvester has changed the way we farm
video
Biology KS3 / KS4: The development of artificial selection in farming
video
Biology KS3 / KS4: The importance of animal pollinators and their relation to our fruit harvest
video
Biology KS3 / KS4: The science of ripening and seed dispersal
video
Biology KS3 / KS4: Germination and the conversion and storage of glucose
video