Learning objects Testing a Leaf for Starch

TLF ID M016284

Students use this resource consisting of seven slides with diagrams, written explanation and voice-over to understand how to test a leaf for starch and how this relates to the occurrence of photosynthesis in the leaf. There is a two-question quiz and a summary slide.




Educational details

Educational value
  • This resource addresses Science Understanding from the biological sciences in the Australian Curriculum for year 8 science students. It also addresses Science Inquiry Skills by outlining the procedure for testing a leaf for starch using an iodine solution, although safety issues are not addressed. It is best used in combination with other Intel resources in the series on the role of the leaf.
Year level

7; 8

Topics Starch
Learning area
  • Science

Other details

Contributors
  • Contributor
  • Name: Intel Corporation
  • Organization: Intel Corporation
  • Description: author
  • Name: State of NSW, Department of Education
  • Organization: State of NSW, Department of Education
  • Description: Data contributor
  • Name: Education Services Australia
  • Organization: Education Services Australia
  • Description: Data manager
  • Address: VIC, AUSTRALIA
  • URL: http://www.esa.edu.au/
  • Publisher
  • Name: Intel Corporation
  • Organization: Intel Corporation
  • Description: Publisher
  • Resource metadata contributed by
  • Name: Education Services Australia Ltd
  • Organisation: Education Services Australia Ltd
  • Address: AUSTRALIA
  • URL: www.esa.edu.au
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  • Generic
Learning Resource Type
  • Interactive
Rights
  • Copyright © 2013 Intel Corporation