Asked in Photosynthesis
How can the number of bubbles be used to measure the rate of photosynthesis in pond weed?
May 12, 2012 11:46AM
One of the products of Photosynthesis is oxygen (Carbon Dioxide and Water give Glucose and Oxygen) and the bubbles you see coming from pond weed are actually the oxygen being produced from Photosynthesis. So therefore, the more/faster the bubbles, the quicker Photosynthesis is happening.