The Link between Photosynthesis and Cellular Respiration

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Subject(s): Science
Grade Level(s): 8
Intended Audience: Educators educators
Suggested Technology: Computer for Presenter, Internet Connection, LCD Projector
Instructional Time: 3 Hour(s)
Resource supports reading in content area:Yes
Freely Available: Yes
Keywords: Photosynthesis, Cellular Respiration, Mitochondria, Chloroplast, Domain, Kingdom, Eukarya, Archaea, Phylum, Class, Order, Family, Genus, Species, Unicellular, Multicellular, Binomial Nomenclature, Cell wall, membrane, DNA, tonoplast, vacuole, ribosome, golgi apparatus, smooth endoplasmic reticulum, rough endoplasmic reticulum, lysosome, Animal cell, Plant cell, chlorophyll, Stomates, Carbon dioxide, Water, ATP, glucose, greenhouse gas, energy conservation, producers, consumers autotroph, heterotroph, phototroph, chemotroph, herbivore, carnivore, omnivore, detritivore
Resource Collection: FCR-STEMLearn Cell Biology

Aligned Standards

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Aligned Access Points

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Identify that the cell is the smallest basic unit of life and most living things are composed of many cells.

Identify that cells carry out important functions within an organism, such as using energy from food.

Recognize that plant and animal cells have different parts and each part has a function.

Identify structures in plants that enable them to use the energy from the Sun to make their own food through a process called photosynthesis.

Recognize that plants make their own food through a process called photosynthesis.

Recognize that plants need water and light to grow.

Recognize that cells break down food to release energy.

Recognize that plants and animals get energy from food.

Recognize that food provides energy.

Illustrate a model that shows how carbon is cycled between plants and animals.

Recognize that plants use the carbon dioxide that animals breathe out.

Recognize that plants get energy from the Sun and that energy is transferred to the animals that eat the plants.

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