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Effect of Light Intensity on Photosynthesis: Lab Experiment

Design/carry out and REPORT on the investigation of a question you originate that relates to the effect of one of the factors affecting photosynthesis/ respiration in a specific plant species. Complete this using the "pop bottle terrarium" model BE SURE TO RELATE HOW THE INFORMATION GAINED HERE COULD HELP INFORM GROWERS OF PLANTS.

Notes: use at least two preferably three plants - best choice bean stocks/pea plant

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Photosynthesis involves the use of light energy to convert carbon dioxide and water into sugar, oxygen, and other organic compounds. This process is often summarized by the following reaction:

6 H2O + 6 CO2 + light energy ----> C6H12O6 + 6 O2

This process is an extremely complex one, occurring in two stages. The first stage, called the light reactions of photosynthesis, requires light energy. The products of the light ...

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Lab experiment on the effect of light intensity on photosynthesis.