The discovery of chloroplast | Botany: A Blooming History

Timothy Walker explains how Julius von Sachs discovered where starch was made in a plant, and how new microscopy techniques let him see inside plant cells, where he found chloroplasts.

Clip Info
  • Clip length: 2'53''
  • Broadcast year: 2011
Curriculum Connection
  • Biology | Bioenergetics | Photosynthesis | Historical experiments to investigate photosynthesis

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  • Provider: BBC
  • Channel: BBC Four
  • Programme: Botany: A Blooming History
  • Episode: Photosynthesis