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  • Primary School - Grades K-3
    P=Project   E=Experiment
    Discovering photosynthesis: which colour of light is best for growing plants - green, red or white. [P]
    Must plants have energy from the sun to live? [E]
    How much sun does a seed need to sprout? [E]
    What need plants in order to grow? [P]
    What side of a plant leaf takes in carbon dioxide? (what is stomata?) [P]
    How do plants make food (photosynthesis basics)? [E] [E] [E]
    What is Transpiration? [E] [E]
    Photosynthesis Background Resources [R] [R] [R] [R] [R] [R] [R] [R] [R]
    What is Photosynthesis?
    Effects of Ultraviolet Light on Plant Growth and Development
    Elementary School - Grades 4-6
    P=Project   E=Experiment
    Test if the color or wavelength of light will affect the chlorophyll content of a leaf. [E]
    How do plants make food (photosynthesis basics)? [E] [E] [E]
    How does light intensity and duration affect plant growth? [E] [E] [E] [P] [P] [P] [P]
    Effects of different colors of light on plant growth. [E] [E] [E] [P] [P] [P] [P] [P]
    Effect of different colors of light on the rate of photosynthesis [P]
    The effect of different lights on plant growth: incandescent light, fluorescent light, sunlight and black light. [P]
    Testing whether it is the best to grow plants with natural sunlight, or with artificial light during the winter. [E]
    The effect of light on seed germination [P]
    What is Transpiration? [E]
    Why do leaves change color in the fall? [E] [E]
    How will the size of a closed jar affect the burning time of a candle? [E]
    Can we grow plants on the moon? [E] [E]
    Photosynthesis Background Resources [R] [R] [R] [R] [R] [R] [R] [R] [R]
    What is Photosynthesis?
    Effects of Ultraviolet Light on Plant Growth and Development
    Middle School - Grades 7-9
    P=Project   E=Experiment
    How does the type of light affect the number of leaf stomata? [E]
    The effects of an area in which a cactus grows on the amount of carbohydrates in the cactus. [E]
    Find out whether when plants are given fixed carbon (sugar) they will use that for growth rather than photosynthesizing their own sugar. [E]
    Which evergreen street tree had the highest carbon and ozone uptake (calculated over a year) for the following three species: California palm, Mugo pine, and Coastal live oak? [E]
    Prove that increased leaf starch increases the process of photosynthesis in the green plant [E]
    Do Photosynthesis and Growth Rate Affect Stomatal Density? [E]
    How does light intensity and duration affect the rate of photosynthesis? [E] [E] [E]
    Effect of different colors of light on the rate of photosynthesis. [E] [P]
    Investigate the effect of light on seed germination. [E] [E] [E]
    Test if Japanese millet can reduce carbon dioxide in the atmosphere, and therefore mitigate the effects of global warming. [E]
    The Effect of the Type of Soil on the Amount of Chlorophyll in Bean Plants [E] [E]
    The Effects of Wavelengths of Light on Plant Food Production [E]
    Effect of different colors of light on the growth of plants [P] [P] [P] [P]
    Do plants need sunlight to be green? [E]
    The effects of various pH levels on the photosynthesis process of the aquatic plant elodea [P]
    The effects of phosphorous on the photosynthesis of aquatic plants [P]
    Does light affect stem growth? [P]
    Do plants grow better with sunlight or artificial light? [E] [E] [E] [P] [P]
    Compare the affects of types of artificial light on plant growth. [E] [E]
    Why do leaves change color in the fall? [E] [E] [E] [E] [E] [E] [E] [E] [E] [E] [E]
    The relationship between photosynthesis and respiration. [E]
    Follow in the steps of van Helmont, John Woodward, Joseph Priestley and Jan Ingenhousz and discover photosynthesis [E]
    Is plant growth affected by exposure to ultraviolet light? [P]
    Can plants use sunlight to make oxygen? [E] [E] [P]
    The effects of three common weather conditions on a plant's rate of transpiration
    [E] [E]
    The effect of the number of stomata on a leaf's surface on the volume of water transpiration [E] [E]
    Does Greater Leaf Diameter Increase Transpiration Rate of plants? [E] [E]
    The Effects of pH Levels and Phosphorous on the Photosynthesis Process of Aquatic Plants [P] [P]
    Study the coniferous spruce tree (Picea glauca as the species of choice) by measuring its lateral and sub-lateral branch angles in order to see how it collects sunlight from various angles on its south-facing side. [P]
    Photosynthesis Background Resources [R] [R] [R] [R] [R] [R] [R] [R] [R]
    What is Photosynthesis?
    Effects of Ultraviolet Light on Plant Growth and Development
    High School - Grades 10-12
    P=Project   E=Experiment
    The photosynthetic CO(2) uptake of a deciduous and evergreen coastal sage species to determine which plants are more favorable to the increasing carbon dioxide of our environment. [E]
    Applying ultra-violet visible spectrophotometry and various types of chromatography to compare the amounts of certain photosynthetic pigments in fresh, frozen, and canned phaseolus vulgaris and spinacia olercea. [E]
    Prove that Crassulacean acid metabolism plants give off more humidity at night then at day. [E]
    The Effects of Elevated Carbon Dioxide Levels on the Transpiratoin Rates of Zonal Geranium Plants [E]
    How Does the Introduction of NaF Affect the Rate of Photosynthesis in Isolated Chloroplasts? [E] [E]
    Investigate E. coli Promotion of Photosynthesis in Chloroplast [E] [E]
    The effects of the intensity of light on the rate of photosynthesis in plants. [E]
    Effects of different colors of light on the photosynthesis rate. [E]
    Why Do the Colors of Leaves Change in the Fall? [E]
    Can photosynthesis occur at Saturn or Mars? [E] [E]
    Determine whether the growth rate of the plants will be affected negatively by an increase in transpiration rate due to high winds. [E] [E]
    Why do leaves change color in the fall? [E] [E] [E] [E] [E] [E] [E] [E] [E] [E] [E]
    The Effects of Different Colored Lights on Algal Oxygen Production [E]
    Photosynthesis Background Resources [R] [R] [R] [R] [R] [R] [R] [R] [R]
    What is Photosynthesis?
    Effects of Ultraviolet Light on Plant Growth and Development
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