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Plant photosynthesis

What is photosynthesis ?

Quiz

1. Maple Syrup

Maple syrup is made from the circulating fluid, or sap, of sugar maple trees. It has been consumed for many centuries in North America. Over 80% of the world’s supply is now produced in the province of Quebec in eastern Canada.

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Sap collection

Step-by-Step in the Production of Maple Syrup

Weatherstem lesson

Create a slideshow to present the origin and the extraction of the maple syrup. You have to use your knowledge of photosynthesis !

2. Parasitic plants

Most plants make all the food they need by photosynthesis, but some species are parasites. They steal food from other plants, known as host plants. Many parasitic plants are totally dependent on their host for food and no longer need green leaves. Others still have green leaves and make some of their own food through photosynthesis.

Giant padma (Rafflesia)

The giant padma (Rafflesia arnoldii), a parasitic plant

National History Museum : parasitic plants

Parasitic plants

Create a slideshow to present the life of the parasitic plants. You have to use your knowledge of photosynthesis !

3. Carnivorous plants

Carnivorous plants are plants that derive some or most of their nutrients from trapping and consuming animals or protozoans, typically insects and other arthropods.

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What are Carnivorous Plants ?

All about Carnivorous Plants

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Create a slideshow to present the life of the carnivorous plants.
You have to use your knowledge of photosynthesis !

4. Climate change and Wine

Wine grapes are one of the most sensitive crops to variations in temperature and precipitation, putting them at risk from the impacts of climate change.

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Climate Change & Wine

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Create a slideshow to present the impact of climate change on the wines. You have to use your knowledge of photosynthesis !