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LS CH8 S t udy Guide CH8

This next section will cover plants and span two chapters: chapter 8 and chapter 9.   We will investigate plants’ classification, parts, growth and development.   We will complete three science labs, learn how to make a slide, complete a packet, look at websites, and take notes.   Although there are two chapters covered for this topic the following study guide should help you decide what is important to focus on prior to the Quest , quiz length test .



Roots, Stems, Leaves, Stomata, Cuticle, Vascular Tissue, Xylem, Phloem, Cambium, Annual, Perennial, Biennial, Transpiration, Angiosperm, Gymnosperm, Fern, Frond, Spore, Rhizoid, Tropism



The all the parts of an Angiosperm pg 290


Major Topics Covered :

Differences in vascular and non-vascular plants, cite common examples of each

Why is seed dispersal a sign of evolution of plants?

How have orchids and insects coevolved?

Explain the process of seed dispersal of gymnosperms and angiosperms.

Compare and Contrast a Angiosperm with a Gymnosperm

Describe the way the plant reproduces using a flow chart.


Lab Skills Tested:

Make a perfect ‘wet mount slide’

Draw and label all the onion root tip parts at 100, 200, and 400x