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Students use a carbon dioxide gas sensor to test the effect of the color of light on the rate of photosynthesis.


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Standards Correlations

IB Topics AP Topics
2.9 2-1.A; 2-1.I; 2-1.J; 2-1.O; 4-3.A

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Photosynthesis - Distance Learning Lab

Photosynthesis - Distance Learning Lab

Determine how a plant affects the carbon dioxide concentration in a closed system differently in dark and white light environments. Also compare the effects...

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