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The Photosynthesis Cycle" The Earth's atmosphere is mostly composed of nitrogen. Oxygen makes up just 21 percent of the air we breathe. Carbon dioxide, argon, ozone, water vapor and other gasses make up a tiny portion of it, as little as 1 percent. These gasses probably came from several processes as the Earth evolved and grew as a planet. But some scientists believe that the Earth's atmosphere would never have contained the oxygen we need without plants. Photosynthesis is a complex reaction. 6CO2 + 12H2O + Light -> C6H12O6 + 6O2+ 6H2O In other words, while we inhale oxygen and exhale carbon dioxide, plants inhale carbon dioxide and exhale oxygen. Without the sun to feed plants (and the plants to release oxygen), we might not have breathable air. Obviously, plants are important, but not just because they give us food to eat and oxygen to breathe.
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Teacher Resources - Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center The Wildflower Center provides instructors with materials to use both in the classroom and in the field. Most of the lessons in the Exploring the Native Plant World curriculum and youth activities apply to visits to the Wildflower Center, but many can be used in a more general setting. Please see below for more information and to download the curriculum. Click here for Youth Activities. Visiting the Wildflower Center with your Youth Group Requests for youth group visits can be made by visiting the Youth Group Visit Request page (click here). Exploring the Native Plant World Curriculum Wildflower Center staff developed the Exploring the Native Plant World curriculum for grades Pre-K through Sixth, integrating sciences and the liberal arts.
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