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Write an article that explains the process of CAM photosynthesis in a yucca plant. You will research photosynthesis, CAM photosynthesis, and yucca plants. Here are some questions to guide your research:
What is photosynthesis?
What is special about CAM photosynthesis?
Why do yucca plants use CAM photosynthesis? Why do only certain plants use it?
What are the results of this kind of photosynthesis?
Are you ready? Begin by visiting the Web sites listed in Step 2. Look for answers to the questions above, and write down what you learned in the note-taking boxes.
You may use search engines to research other Web sites. Or research photosynthesis at the library. When you have finished, follow Steps 3 and 4 to write your article.
Step 2. Research
Research answers for the questions you were asked in Step 1. Visit these Web sites. Take notes about them on this page, too!
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