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Travel deep inside a redwood tree leaf

Travel down into a small flat redwood tree leaf through a stoma, a tiny opening in its surface. This animation from the California Academy of Sciences takes us on a scientifically accurate journey into a palisade cell, and then into a chloroplast, slowing down time to see photosynthesis on a molecular level. This annotated version of the video provides more information:

Next: How Do Trees Transport Water from Roots to Leaves? And The Wood Wide Web: How trees secretly talk to and share with each other.

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