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Photosynthesis *suitable for home teaching*

This Catalyst article looks at the process of photosynthesis, by which plants make a range of biochemical compounds. The article explains how photosynthesis actually ties in with growth. Respiration is happening all the time in all cells in all living organisms. Taken on its own, photosynthesis adds materials to the structure of a plant and this is explored together with annotated diagrams about leaf structure.

This article is from Catalyst: GCSE Science Review 2003, Volume 14, Issue 2.

Catalyst is a science magazine for students aged 14-19 years. Annual subscriptions to print copies of the magazine can be purchased from Mindsets.

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