Photosynthesis PowerPoint and Notes (Distance Learning)

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Grade Levels
9th - 12th, Homeschool
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This Photosynthesis PowerPoint and Notes resource features . . .

  • Relevant and accurate CONTENT in a clear, concise format that saves you time preparing lessons
  • Amazing IMAGES to keep students engaged
  • "Turtle Time" slides embedded throughout the presentation that quiz students on what they have just learned
  • Student NOTES in 3 versions for easy differentiation plus answer keys, of course
  • TEACHER NOTES on selected slides that explain diagrams, concepts, background information, and offer instructional suggestions

No textbook? No problem!

Over 60 EDITABLE slides provide an engaging visual approach to learning high school Biology content. The content is comprehensive enough to be used in place of a textbook if necessary, but since it’s editable, you can customize it to complement any text or other resources you are using by changing the text on a slide or adding, removing, or rearranging slides.

Please click on the green PREVIEW button above to see more details and make sure this resource is right for your students.

This download includes 8 files:

  1. Read This First includes product overview, Google Drive™ links, contact information, terms of use, and image credits.
  2. PowerPoint presentation with stunning photographs, easy to follow diagrams, and editable text boxes.
  3. Version A short answer notes are set up so that the numbered notes correspond with the slides of the PowerPoint, making it easier for students to stay on pace with the lecture.
  4. Version A Answer Key for Teachers
  5. Version B fill-in-the-blank notes closely follow the PowerPoint, but can also be used for students who are absent during the presentation since it could be completed with a textbook or online resources. This version also works well as a quiz or worksheet.
  6. Version B Answer Key for Teachers
  7. Version C notes are designed in a more advanced style that provides students with an opportunity to improve their note-taking skills.
  8. Version C Answer Key for Teachers


You also receive access to 3 Digital Files on Google Drive™!

  1. PowerPoint presentation in Google Slides™
  2. Fill-in-the-blank notes for students in Google Docs™
  3. Notes answer key for teachers in Google Docs™

Photosynthesis presentation outline:

I. Introduction to Photosynthesis

II. Light Reactions

III. The Calvin Cycle

Here are a few comments from other teachers who have used my Biology PowerPoints & Notes resources:

"I LOVE Science Island material! Every item I have purchased has been wonderful and this one is no exception. Love the notes that go with it and thoroughness of the power point. I teach in 1& 1/2 hour blocks so this was perfect! Thank you!"

"Loved this format! Students were engaged and involved!"

"Wonderful resource! Made teaching subject much more student friendly than dry, confusing book."

"Excellent product! Exactly what I was looking for!"

"Great product. Notes go right along with the PowerPoint. The PowerPoint keeps the students attention."

"Perfect! The information is presented clearly and gets straight to the point. This is exactly what I was looking for and saved me so much time."

"These are great. Very well thought out PowerPoints and matching student notes for differentiating instruction. Perfect for my class, just what I was hoping for."

"The power point and notes are a wonderful tool. It is very engaging."

"Such an awesome PowerPoint! Thank you. My students loved it."

"I truly enjoyed teaching my students with this resource. It is wonderful and very easy to implement in the classroom."

"Above and beyond my expectations. Thank you!"

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Happy Teaching!

Carla Brooks

Science Island

Total Pages
60+ slides; 20+ notes
Answer Key
Teaching Duration
1 Week
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