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Plant structure and growth

Thursday, March 10th, 2011

twig and tendril by stonebird on flickr

As we embark on topic 9, here is the syllabus outline: Topic 9 – Syllabus outline

This topic can be broken into 3 sections:  structure and growth, transport, reproduction.  This document has notes on all of this. Plant Science Topic notes

We’ll start with plant structure and growth.  Plant structure & growth  Here is Mr Taylor’s presentation on this section.

Some things we’ll discover in this section:

  • why do plants grow towards light?
  • how can you tell if a plant is a monocotyledon or dicotyledon?
  • how can plants modify their roots, stems and leaves for different functions?