Photosynthesis Lab | Photosynthesis | Color

In leaves, besides chlorophyll and carotene, there's yet another pigment, or class of pigments, occurring in many leaves, called anthocyanins. However, these pigments are not important because they capture sunlight energy. Anthocyanins are formed when sugars and certain proteins interact in the juice inside plant cells. Despite anthocyanins playing no part in photosynthesis, they are themselves not formed unless sunlight is present. Since anthocyanins absorb blue, blue-green, and green light, the color they reflect to our eyes is

Introduce the concept of photosynthesis to your first grader with this simple coloring page!

This would have been a great visual for my first graders--they loved learning a little bit about photosynthesis during our plant unit Worksheets: Photosynthesis Coloring Page


Photosynthesis Activity: Light Dependent Reactions Coloring …

Color & Light Effects on Photosynthesis | Hunker

This would have been a great visual for my 5 year olds--they loved learning a little bit about photosynthesis during our plant unit Worksheets: Photosynthesis Coloring Page