Education Technology

Science: Vernier - Photosynthesis
by Vernier Software & Technology

Published on June 09, 2008

Overview

Students will use a Colorimeter to compare the rates of photosynthesis for plants in different light conditions. They investigate the role of chloroplasts and light on photosynthesis.

Key Steps

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    Comparing boiled and unboiled chloroplasts in the light with chloroplasts in the dark over 20 minutes, students study the process of photosynthesis.

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    Linear regression is used to find the rate of photosynthesis.