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Cellulose in Plants: Function & Structure

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Which products are made from cellulose?

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1. Cellulose is important because it is _____.

2. Insoluble fiber is important in your diet because it _____.

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

This quiz and accompanying worksheet will help you assess your understanding of the structure and function of cellulose, one of four polysaccharides that make up all plant material. You will be quizzed on products made from cellulose, the importance of cellulose in your diet, and the role cellulose plays in plants.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

Test your understanding of cellulose, including:

  • What is cellulose
  • Why it is important
  • The role of insoluble fiber in the diet
  • What can be made from cellulose

Skills Practiced

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related cellulose lesson
  • Defining key concepts - ensure that you can accurately define main phrases, such as polysaccharide and insoluble fiber
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding the function of cellulose in plants

Additional Learning

The lesson called Cellulose in Plants: Function & Structure will give you even more details and helpful images related to this subject matter. You'll have the opportunity to learn about:

  • Cellulose structure
  • The function of cellulose in plants and animals
  • Synthetic products made from cellulose
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