How do we investigate photosynthesis in the Arctic safely? KS3 Science
Students work scientifically by assessing the risks of working in a lab and the more extreme environment of the Arctic.

The context of the lesson is Dr Victoria Hill’s work into how algal growth is affected by the changing photoperiod in the Arctic.

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Slideshow 4 How do we investigate photosynthesis in the Arctic safely?
Lesson Overview and Teacher Guidance
Activity Overview 4 How do we investigate photosynthesis in the Arctic safely?
Student Sheet 4a How do we investigate photosynthesis in the Arctic safely?
Student Sheet 4b Hazards of working in the Arctic

Six enquiry-based lessons introducing ocean science concepts for ages 11-14.

These lessons and activities are full of practical ideas to bring carbonate chemistry and marine biology to the science classroom. All lessons demonstrate science at work and are based on recent research conducted in the Arctic. Designed to be used in conjunction with the Digital Explorer Media Zone. All lessons and resources are available from Digital Explorer’s TES profile.

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  • Activity-Overview-4-How-can-we-investigate-photosynthesis-in-the-Arctic-safely.pdf
  • Answer-Sheet-4.pdf
  • Lesson-4-Lesson-overview-teacher-guidance-How-can-we-investigate-photosynthesis-in-the-Arctic-safely.pdf
  • Slideshow-4-How-can-we-investigate-photosynthesis-in-the-Arctic-safely.pdf
  • Student-Sheet-4a-How-can-we-investigate-photosynthesis-in-the-Arctic-safely.pdf
  • Student-Sheet-4b-Hazards-of-working-in-the-Arctic.pdf

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Created: Mar 9, 2016

Updated: Mar 6, 2019

Activity

pdf, 163 KB

Activity-Overview-4-How-can-we-investigate-photosynthesis-in-the-Arctic-safely

Assessment

pdf, 129 KB

Answer-Sheet-4

Whole lesson

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Lesson-4-Lesson-overview-teacher-guidance-How-can-we-investigate-photosynthesis-in-the-Arctic-safely

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