Matter & Energy:

Photosynthesis & Cellular Respiration

HS-LS1-5:  Use a model to illustrate how photosynthesis transforms light energy into stored chemical energy.

HS-LS1-6:  Construct and revise an explanation based on evidence for how carbon, hydrogen, and oxygen from sugar molecules may combine with other elements to form amino acids and/or other large carbon-based molecules.

HS-LS1-7:  Use a model to illustrate that cellular respiration is a chemical pathway whereby the bonds of food molecules and oxygen molecules are broken and the bonds in new compounds are formed resulting in a net transfer of energy.

HS-LS2-3:  Construct and revise an explanation based on evidence of the cycling of matter and flow of energy in aerobic and anaerobic conditions.

HS-LS2-4:  Use mathematical representation to support claims for the cycling of matter and flow of energy in aerobic and anaerobic conditions.

HS-LS2-5:  Develop a model to illustrate the role of photosynthesis and cellular respiration in the cycling of carbon among the biosphere, atmosphere, hydrosphere and geosphere.

Lesson 1: 

Photosynthesis: An Overview

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Amoeba Sisters: Photosynthesis

Photosynthesis Rap Video

Crash Course: Photosynthesis

TEDed: Photosynthesis Made Easy

Lesson 2: 

Light Dependent Reactions & the Calvin Cycle

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Light Reactions & The Calvin Cycle

Mr. Biology Light & Dark Reactions

Lesson 3: 

Cellular Respiration

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Crash Course: ATP & Respiration

Amoeba Sisters: The Mighty Mitochondria

Lesson 4: 

Cell Energy Review

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