Plants – Photosynthesis


The purpose of this lesson is for children to learn about how plants make food by photosynthesis, using carbon dioxide and water in the presence of light and the importance of this process to all life on Earth. There are 4 labs in this box: 1 teacher demonstration and 3 pupil investigations. The box comes with Lesson plan, Whole class teaching PowerPoint, Teacher video tutorial and the equipment.

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This box contains:

Lab: What Enters a Leaf?

  • Calcium Hydroxide)
  • Beaker Plastic 250ml
  • Broad leaves (school)
  • 500ml plastic bottles (school)
  • Funnel Plastic Small
  • Filter Paper
  • Drinking Straws

Lab: Prove plants produce oxygen

  • Cabomba (school to get from plant shop)
  • Filter Funnel Glass Small
  • Small test tube
  • Beaker Pyrex Heavy Duty x 400ml
  • Sodium Bicarbonate 500g
  • Spills Wooden Single
  • Lighter Gas BBQ

Lab: The Fastest Growth (WS)

  • Disopsable gloves small
  • Bamboo Plant (in Cardboard Box)
  • Ruler (school)
  • Balance Portable 500G X 0.1G
  • Measuring Cylinder 100ml Plastic
  • Water (school)
  • Cling Film

Lab: Bamboo Plants

  • Large Cardboard Box P82
  • Bamboo Plant

Additional information

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Key Stage

Key Stage 2