Energy in Living Systems
Photosynthesis I: Harnessing the Energy of the Sun
International Society of Photosynthesis Research
International group of scientists investigating all aspects (molecular, genetic, cellular and organismal) of the biochemistry, biophysics and physiology of photosynthesis in plants in agriculture and forestry, natural ecosystems and the marine and global environment.
News & Events
Hacked photosynthesis could boost crop yields
Nature - discussion of an algal enzyme that can speed up the rate at which plants make food.
Seeing photosynthesis from space
NASA - scientists use satellites to measure plant health.
News from around the world of science.
Artificial Photosynthesis Group
Brookhaven National Laboratory - a group of researchers who design and study chemical systems whose reactivity is inspired by natural photosynthesis.
Google - Research database allows searching of the scholarly literature.
PBS / NOVA - interactive feature that explores how photosynthesis works.
Next Generation Science Standards (NGSS)
Next Generation Science Standards: For States, By States
National Academies Press: A Framework for K-12 Science Education