Thank you for your interest in this 5th-8th grade 1-day lesson on photosynthesis. This download includes 1 days’ worth of PowerPoint slides and a corresponding printable packet for your students. The download introduces photosynthesis, its occurrence in the chloroplast, and the chemical reaction with the production of glucose and oxygen.
**This product is included in the following larger units: “2-Day Intro to Photosynthesis & Cellular Respiration with Manipulative Cards,” “3-Day lesson Introduction to Photosynthesis and Cellular Respiration,” "10-Day Cell Processes (slides, notes, labs, tests only; see below)," & "10-Day Comprehensive Cell Processes Packet." It includes the following products: “Photosynthesis Manipulative Cards.” Please double-check your purchases to ensure that you don't buy the same lesson twice. Thanks!**
The files are PowerPoint 2007 and PDFs in a zip file. The PowerPoint slides are compatible with Windows 7/Power Point 2007 or later. PowerPoint slides and worksheets are broken down by subject/day to help with flexibility in teaching. Packet is appropriate for 5th grade, 6th grade, 7th grade, 8th grade, and homeschool students.
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Photosynthesis Notes, Cut and Paste worksheet, and Manipulative Chart
1-page corresponding notes worksheet
1-page pictures to cut
1-page answer key
19 PowerPoint slides
Each PowerPoint slide set starts with a bell question to activate learning and ends with an exit question to quickly assess students. The slides correspond directly to the packets, and the information that needs to be written down is underlined on the slides. Slides are designed so that all the information does not appear at once and continues by clicking through the program at the appropriate pace. The answers for the reviews are included in the PowerPoint slides, and the labs have corresponding procedure slides.
While this download is designed to be turn-key with minimal changes, please keep in mind that all schools are different regarding standards focus, class-period time, etc. If you have questions, concerns, or catch a typo (hopefully not!), please feel free to contact us at email@example.com. Also, please take a moment to review this curriculum after use. We hope you find this useful in your classroom! Thank you!
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Graphics are courtesy of mycuteclipart.com and openclipart.org.
Other graphics credits include:
African waterfall by Matthew Bowden. http://www.sxc.hu/photo/174332
Diffusion by Bill Blaus. https://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/f/f9/Blausen_0315_Diffusion.png
Cyanobacteria by Juandev. https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Rybn%C3%ADk_Koda,_sinice.jpg
The process of photosynthesis by At09kg. https://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/2/26/Plants.gif
Vauxhall potatoes by Qyd. https://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/0/09/Vauxhall_potatoes.JPG