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Photosynthesis

It’s not easy being green! In this BrainPOP movie, Tim and Moby discuss the process of photosynthesis! You’ll find out how plants are helpful to humans, what makes plants green, and how plants make their own food. Learn what an important role the sun plays in photosynthesis; how solar energy is turned into chemical energy; and how plants create glucose, their main source of fuel. You’ll also discover some important parts of a plant, including those that help make plant food. You know, not all plants say, "Feed me, Seymour!"

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