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Transporting Solutes & Water in Plants

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What do we call the solution of water and solutes that travels through the transport tissues of a plant?

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1. Which plant tissue is responsible for transporting water up from the roots?

2. What two forces are the driving factors behind xylem transportation?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Complete the worksheet and quiz to see what you know about how plants can transport water and solutes. Specific topics that are addressed on the quiz include forces that drive xylem transportation and plant tissues.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

Examine this assessment to clearly see how much knowledge you possess regarding:

  • Why water diffuses from the xylem into the phloem
  • The specialized cells that make phloem transportation possible
  • A plant tissue that helps transport water up from the roots
  • Term for the solution of water and solutes that travels through the transport tissues of plants
  • Two forces that are the driving factors behind xylem transportation

Skills Practiced

  • Information recall - access the knowledge you have gained about the two forces that drive xylem transportation
  • Interpreting information - verify that you can read information about why water diffuses from the xylem into the phloem and interpret it correctly
  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important details from the lesson on plant transportation of solutes and water

Additional Learning

Complete the lesson titled Transporting Solutes & Water in Plants so that you can review more about these processes. Some goals you can complete include:

  • Understand how osmosis works
  • Review translocation
  • Compare and contrast different transportation pathways for plants
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