Need for Change, Option C:
Video on Photosynthesis Misconceptions

Estimated Time: 15 minutes.

Example of Use: Sample 6-Hour Workshop Agenda.

Overview: Videotaped interviews on Lessons Pulled From Thin Air are used to show that even college graduates do not understand the idea in a grade level 6-8 benchmark, "Plants use the energy from light to make sugars from carbon dioxide and water." This option is particularly appropriate for workshops that focus on topics related to the section Flow of Matter and Energy in Science for All Americans and Benchmarks for Science Literacy, but can be used in any workshop as long as participants understand the science concept.

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