Classroom Questions Questions for ‘Scientists look to hack photosynthesis for a ‘greener’ planet’ Scientists are looking at how plants turn sunlight into sugars — a process known as photosynthesis — as a model for cleaner ways to produce energy for people and industry. Their research even suggests ways people can help plants photosynthesize more efficiently. Xurzon/iStock /Getty Images Plus Share this:FacebookTwitterRedditGoogle ClassroomEmailPrint By Science News for Students December 5, 2019 at 6:40 am Classroom questions are available for free with registration. Learn more Register to access: Client key* E-mail* Log in Already Registered? Enter your e-mail address above.