Adaptation of Plants in an Aquatic Habitat


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If you break open a cattail, you will find a series of hollow tubes. Which of the following is the function of this tissue?

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1. Which of the following is an adaptation to deal with the lack of pollinators under water?

2. Why is using bicarbonate a good adaptation for aquatic plants?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

See how much you know about aquatic plant adaptations with these study assessments. Topics on the quiz include the special tissue in a cattail plant and an adaptation associated with the lack of pollinators under water.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

Determine how much you know about the following:

  • Bicarbonate as an adaptation for aquatic plants
  • The way mangrove trees adapt underwater
  • Adaptation of underwater plants for acquiring more sunlight

Skills Practiced

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related lesson on aquatic plant adaptations
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding bicarbonate for underwater plants
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about an alternate to pollinators and the tissue of a cattail plant

Additional Learning

For more on plants, review the lesson called Adaptation of Plants in an Aquatic Habitat. The following topics will be discussed:

  • Explanation of aquatic plants
  • Gases and how plants exchange them with their environment
  • Bicarbonate definition
  • The balance of salt and water in plants