Activity #2: Photosynthesis

Materials:  green leaves, hole puncher, syringe, baking soda, plastic cups, light

Part 1: Carefully view the below videos. Complete the summary in your workbook. 

Part 2: Using the materials provided, carefully recreate the activity shown in the video below. Document your observations in your workbook.  

Part 3:  Analyze the results from our lab where plant discs were exposed to light with and without baking soda. How does the presence of baking soda simulate the real-life conditions of photosynthesis? Explain its role in facilitating the process. Clearly explain your reasoning in your workbook.