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Collection of Reviewed Teaching Resources

Photosynthesis

Subject taught
- Biology

Link
https://www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize/topics/zvrrd2p/articles/zn4sv9q

Type of Product
- Exercises
- Gamification
- Multiple choice questionnaire
- Web Site/Portal

Language Skills Developed
- Reading
- Writing

Transferable/Scientific Skills Developed
Students will develop, analytical skills, fast thinking skills, problem-solving skills

Description
Photosynthesis is a chemical reaction that takes place inside a plant, producing food for the plant to survive. Carbon dioxide, water and light are all needed for photosynthesis to take place. Photosynthesis happens in the leaves of a plant.

General aims: Students will develop an understanding about the environment around them and the processes that take place there

Subject specific aim: to explain the process of photosynthesis, learn the equation of photosynthesis.

Linguistic aims:
- to listen English with ease
- to read English with ease
- to understand content
- to learn from written texts
- to enable students to understand topic correctly
- to translate words into the mother tongue using their own words.

This task is aimed at students of 11-14 years old.
Level of competence in English (CEFR): B1 +/B2
Time required to use the resource with the students: about 15 minutes

How to use it: This product can be used in the end of the lesson like summary of the lesson and self-checking test. During the lesson, the teacher explains the new topic, the students complete the tasks related to the topic, explain the process of photosynthesis in their own words, and this product is used to summarize the lesson. At the end of it, there is a quiz with which students can self-assess the knowledge gained in the lesson.

Possible difficulties for the students: Students who have poor knowledge of English may have difficulties to understand the topic.

Comments
Strength: Integration of biology and chemistry subjects. Students deepens the knowledge of specific topic and surrounding environment. Students improve their English language skills. - Weakness: Teacher should use much more additional information, pictures and videos. - Scientific reliability: The information provided is scientifically correct and reliable - Pedagogical value: consolidation of knowledge, possible work in pairs, strengthening of English language skills

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Photosynthesis