Photosynthesis

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Leaf and the Sun

Plant Functions

Learn about the important plant functions of photosynthesis, respiration and transpiration and meet Dr. Smith, a professor of Plant Science at McGill University in Montreal.
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Plant Functions

Water droplets on succulent leaves

How Do Plants Survive in the Desert?

Plants need to exchange gases and water with their environment as part of photosynthesis. Some plant cells have evolved specifically for this purpose.
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How Do Plants Survive in the Desert?

Green walls in Harvard University

Green Walls

Green walls use plant processes to improve air quality in buildings.
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Green Walls

Let’s Talk Science volunteer works on the Tomatosphere project with three students.

Tomatosphere™

Through Tomatosphere™, your students will investigate the effects of outer space on the germination of tomato seeds. This is a hands-on program that builds scientific inquiry and experimentation skills.
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Tomatosphere™

How do I construct a terrarium?

How do I construct a terrarium?

You can make your own terrarium for growing plants!
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How do I construct a terrarium?

Why do leaves change colour in the fall?

Why do leaves change colour in the fall?

How do the green leaves of summer change to vibrant colours in fall? Explore plant pigments in this chromatography activity.
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Why do leaves change colour in the fall?