- To recognize how the first photosynthetic organisms changed the atmosphere of the earth.To describe the 2 phases of photosynthesis.
- To test a hypothesis concerning the effect of different light conditions on the rate of the light dependent reaction of photosynthesis.
- To collect data and generate a bar graph depicting the results of this experiment.
Thumbnail: Plant cells (bounded by purple walls) filled with chloroplasts (green), which are the site of photosynthesis. Image used iwth permission (CC BY-SA 3.0; Kristian Peters).