Amyloplast: Function & Definition


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Organelles in plants that make and store starch are called what?

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1. Amyloplasts are a type of what kind of plastid?

2. Where are amyloplasts NOT found?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Some of the places that amyloplasts are found are plant roots and some tubers. Test your knowledge of the characteristics and their components with this quiz and worksheet.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

Assessments will test you on:

  • The type of plastic amyloplasts are
  • Differences between amylose an amylopectin
  • Which organelles in plants make and store starch

Skills Practiced

  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding where amyoplasts are found
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions requiring knowledge of facts about amylopasts
  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the lesson on amylopast

Additional Learning

Learn more about the purpose of amyloplasts by reviewing the lesson, Amylopast: Function & Definition. Objectives covered include:

  • Review a depiction of amylopast in a potato cell
  • Know the two types of plastids
  • Understand the function of amyloplast