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Aerial Roots: Definition, Function & Examples

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What is not a function of roots?

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1. Aerial roots are what type of root?

2. What is a good example of an epiphyte?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

In this worksheet and printable quiz, you can check your knowledge of aerial roots. Examples of aerial roots and their properties will be covered in these assessments.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

This quiz/worksheet combo has been made so that you can gauge your knowledge of:

  • When a plant starts its life as an epiphyte, but later the roots reach the soil
  • A good example of an epiphyte
  • The roles of stilt roots
  • Functions of roots
  • What type of root an aerial root is

Skills Practiced

  • Defining key concepts - ensure that you can accurately define main phrases, such as stilt roots and aerial roots
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you have gained regarding the roles of stilt roots
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about the properties of aerial roots

Additional Learning

Aerial Roots: Definition, Function & Examples is a lesson that can help you gain additional information about aerial roots. Specifically, it can help you:

  • Understand the purpose of aerial roots
  • Learn how aerial roots grow
  • Learn what trees aerial roots grow on
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