Ch 5: Other Factors of Photosynthesis

About This Chapter

The Other Factors of Photosynthesis chapter of this Photosynthesis Help and Review course is the simplest way to master several varying factors of photosynthesis. This chapter uses simple and fun videos that are about five minutes long, plus lesson quizzes and a chapter exam to ensure you learn the essential factors of photosynthesis.

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Anyone who needs help learning or mastering the factors of photosynthesis material will benefit from the lessons in this chapter. There is no faster or easier way to learn the environmental factors of photosynthesis. Among those who would benefit are:

  • Students who have fallen behind in understanding the factors of photosynthesis
  • Students who struggle with learning disabilities or learning differences, including autism and ADHD
  • Students who prefer multiple ways of learning science (visual or auditory)
  • Students who have missed class time and need to catch up
  • Students who need an efficient way to learn about the factors of photosynthesis
  • Students who struggle to understand their teachers
  • Students who attend schools without extra science learning resources

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  • Find videos in our course that cover what you need to learn or review.
  • Press play and watch the video lesson.
  • Refer to the video transcripts to reinforce your learning.
  • Test your understanding of each lesson with short quizzes.
  • Verify you're ready by completing the Other Factors of Photosynthesis chapter exam.

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  • Study Efficiently: Skip what you know, review what you don't.
  • Retain What You Learn: Engaging animations and real-life examples make topics easy to grasp.
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Students Will Review:

This chapter helps students review the concepts in a photosynthesis unit of a basic science course. Topics covered include:

  • Carbon cycle and long-term carbon storage
  • Nitrogen fixation
  • Hydrologic cycle
  • Transpiration
  • Food chains, trophic levels and energy flow
  • Evolution of plants and fungi
  • Atmosphere of the earth
  • C3 plants
  • Cyanobacteria

10 Lessons in Chapter 5: Other Factors of Photosynthesis
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The Carbon Cycle and Long-Term Carbon Storage

1. The Carbon Cycle and Long-Term Carbon Storage

All living organisms have a role in the carbon cycle. Do you know you understand how humans, animals and plants use carbon? This lesson will introduce you to the carbon cycle and explain how it functions on a global scale.

Nitrogen Fixation: Significance to Plants and Humans

2. Nitrogen Fixation: Significance to Plants and Humans

Almost 80% of our atmosphere is nitrogen, but we can't use it. We will look at how this unusable nitrogen is converted into a form we can use and why nitrogen is important to plants and humans.

How Evaporation & Transpiration Contribute to the Hydrologic Cycle

3. How Evaporation & Transpiration Contribute to the Hydrologic Cycle

Evaporation and transpiration are important components of the water cycle, and while they are the same process they arise from different sources. In this video lesson you will learn about these two parts of the cycle and how they contribute to the overall movement of water on Earth.

Transpiration: Biology Lab

4. Transpiration: Biology Lab

Transpiration, movement of water from the roots to shoots of a plant, is crucial to a plant's ability to maintain homeostasis. This lab examines both the mechanism of transpiration and the effects of the environment on this important process.

Food Chains, Trophic Levels and Energy Flow in an Ecosystem

5. Food Chains, Trophic Levels and Energy Flow in an Ecosystem

In this lesson, you'll learn about food chains, food webs, and the different roles that organisms play in an ecosystem. You'll also learn about how energy flows through an ecosystem.

The Evolution of Plants and Fungi: Characteristics & Evolutionary History

6. The Evolution of Plants and Fungi: Characteristics & Evolutionary History

In early classification systems, plants and fungi were grouped together. While there are some similarities between these two kingdoms, there are some key differences that we will explore.

The Atmosphere on Earth

7. The Atmosphere on Earth

This lesson describes the evolution of the Earth's atmosphere, from its ancient past to the present day to how it's being changed by humans today. You'll learn about how outgassing, photosynthesis, and oceans all played a role in its formation, what air is composed of, and the real effect of human pollution on our changing atmosphere.

Photosynthesis: Biology Lab

8. Photosynthesis: Biology Lab

Plants and other organisms that have the pigment chlorophyll can do something that no other living creature can - capture light energy from the sun and use it to make chemical energy through photosynthesis. In this lab, we'll see how we can set up an experiment to measure the rate of this important process.

C3 Plants: Definition, Types & Examples

9. C3 Plants: Definition, Types & Examples

Plants have evolved specific adaptations to allow them to survive in harsh climates. One of these adaptations is the way in which the plant undergoes photosynthesis. This lesson will focus on C3 plants, which use the most basic type of photosynthesis.

Cyanobacteria: Definition, Characteristics & Species

10. Cyanobacteria: Definition, Characteristics & Species

Cyanobacteria are a phylum of Bacteria that produce oxygen during photosynthesis. This lesson will examine cyanobacteria and the role they played in establishing our oxygen-rich atmosphere.

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