Students develop a story about how the high-energy glucose molecules created during photosynthesis are transformed into larger organic polymers during biosynthesis in plants.
How can a potato plant make a potato?
Activities in this Lesson
Note: There are multiple pathways to choose from in Lessons 4-5. Please see the Plants Unit Read Me document, the Student Challenges and Teacher Choices in the Plants Unit document, and/or the Background Information section below for clarification in making this instructional decision.
- Activity 5.1: Tracing the Process of Potatoes Growing: Biosynthesis (40 min)
- Activity 5.2: Explaining How Plants Grow: Biosynthesis (40 min)
- Activity 5.3: Explaining How Plants Grow: Biosynthesis (40 min)