Photosyntheis Part 1: The Light Dependent Reactions.

Lesson Objectives:  Students will explain the how the overall balanced chemical reaction for photosynthesis is actually divided into 7 steps.  Students will explain the four steps involved in the light dependent reactions.  They will be able to identify the reactants and the products from the light reactions; where and why the light reactions occur.

1.  Watch the video provided below.

2.  Use this website to help you visualize the light dependent reactions.  It is very good as you can pause, play and replay as you like.  Click here to go to the website.

3.  Try this online self quiz.  These are typical questions that can be asked of the light reactions.