Plants Activity 4.4 Overview

Target Student Performance

Students explain how matter moves and changes and how energy changes during photosynthesis in a potato plant’s leaf cells.

Resources You Provide

Resources Provided

Recurring Resources


Print one copy of the 4.4 Explanations Tool for Potato Photosynthesis for each student. In this activity, your students will need to use the Three Questions Explanation Checklist on the back of the Three Questions Handout. Be sure to have this available to students, and see the notes in the Modifications at the end of the Activity for ideas about how to use it. Prepare a computer and a projector to display the PPT.