In this video, Denise Ralph will show you how to demonstrate photosynthesis using pondweed. This practical is an essential part of the GCSE Biology curriculum, focusing on understanding the vital process of photosynthesis in plants.
This experiment is ideal for teaching the following key learning objectives:
You will need:
All health and safety measures are the responsibility of the teacher doing the demonstration. A thorough risk assessment should be carried out and guidance procedures followed. It is suggested that you practice before demonstration in front of a class.
Important safety precautions and tips: