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Video Lesson: Photosynthesis

Video Lesson

Subject
Biology

Description of the video lesson
This lesson focusses on the process of photosynthesis and the role of the green plants in the production of nutrients.

Partner presentation
Limerick Institute of Technology

Level of English
Basic English grammar and vocabulary.

Pre-requisites
Students should already have some knowledge of food chains and food webs and basic plant anatomy.

Language aims
Language Skills: Listening, watching, speaking
Grammar: Present simple tense
Vocabulary: Nouns and Verbs
Keywords:
Energy
Food chains
Synthesise
photosynthesis
Photo
Synthesis
Produce
Producer
Consumer
Convert
Water
Carbon dioxide
Sunlight
Limiting factors
Sugars
Stomata
Vessels
Stem
Cells
Chloroplasts
Chlorophyll

Subject aims
Science: Students learn about the process of photosynthesis and how essential it is for conversion of energy to food.

Students' Difficulties
- Applying photosynthesis equation.
- Understanding the process of photosynthesis.
- Making use of specific terminology.

Students' Skills
- Rote learning and use of specific formulas.
- Appreciate the importance of photosynthesis as the production process for food.
- Explain how oxygen is produced.

Teaching Resources

Title

Type of Product

Language Skills Developed

- e-book

- Listening
- Reading
- Speaking

- Diagrams and graphs
- Videos
- Web Site/Portal

- Interaction
- Listening
- Reading
- Speaking
- Writing

- Diagrams and graphs
- Web Site/Portal

- Interaction
- Reading
- Speaking
- Writing

- Web Site/Portal

- Interaction
- Reading
- Speaking
- Writing

- Exercises
- Slides
- Videos

- Listening
- Speaking

- Diagrams and graphs
- Online lab

- Interaction
- Reading
- Speaking
- Writing

- Articles

- Interaction
- Reading
- Speaking
- Writing

- Exercises
- Gamification
- Multiple choice questionnaire
- Web Site/Portal

- Reading
- Writing

- Exercises
- Multiple choice questionnaire

- Listening
- Reading
- Writing

- Videos

- Interaction
- Listening
- Reading
- Speaking
- Writing

- Interactive activity
- Multiple choice questionnaire

- Interaction
- Reading

- Exercises
- Slides
- Videos

- Listening
- Speaking

- Videos

- Listening
- Reading
- Speaking
- Writing

- Exercises
- Gamification
- Interactive activity

- Interaction
- Reading
- Speaking

- Web Site/Portal

- Listening
- Reading