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World Journal of Chemical Education. 2019, 7(2), 33-39
DOI: 10.12691/wjce-7-2-1
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Towards Artificial Photosynthesis in Science Education

Rainer Brunnert1, Yasemin Yurdanur1 and Michael W. Tausch1,

1Didaktik der Chemie, Bergische Universität Wuppertal, 42119 Wuppertal, Germany

Pub. Date: April 11, 2019

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Rainer Brunnert, Yasemin Yurdanur and Michael W. Tausch. Towards Artificial Photosynthesis in Science Education. World Journal of Chemical Education. 2019; 7(2):33-39. doi: 10.12691/wjce-7-2-1


An experiment simulating the natural cycle of photosynthesis and respiration – and dealing with both matter and energy conversion – is presented and theoretically elucidated. Teaching recommendations concerning the integration of the Photo-Blue-Bottle experiment into lower chemistry and biology education according to the 5E Instructional Model are provided as well as supplementary materials.

Photo-Blue-Bottle experiment photosynthesis respiration energy conversion concentration cell model experiment 5E Instructional Model

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