The Basics

This page will serve as a reference for posts and links about basic biology, chemistry or physics concepts as they relate to topics covered on this blog.

I realize you may have found this page because you are looking for more info on photosynthesis or photosynthesizers. I hope you found what you’re looking for. Check out this post if you’d like to contact me with a question, request or provide feedback on the site.


Why we need plants by Mark Stitt from the Max Planck Institute of Molecular Plant Physiology


Take a tour of plant cells in this video


What is Photosynthesis? by Govindjee

Check out this video on photosynthesis from the Khan Academy:

If you liked it and want to dig deeper, they have more videos on their youtube site.

Links to more photosynthesis resources

Super Photosynthesizers

Photosynthesis and Cellular Respiration

Chemiosmotic Theory

The Light Reactions and Dark Reactions

Still confused about the light and dark reactions? Check out the video representation of photosynthesis below.

The Light Reactions

The Dark Light-independent Reactions

Algae and Photosynthetic Bacteria



Experiments in Photosynthetic Research: Useful links to descriptions about methods used in photosynthetic research


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