About This Chapter
Who's It For?
Anyone who needs help learning about bryophytes will benefit from the lessons in this chapter. There is no faster or easier way to learn about these plants. Among those who would benefit are:
- Students who have fallen behind in understanding what mosses and lichens are
- Students who struggle with learning disabilities or learning differences, including autism and ADHD
- Students who prefer multiple ways of learning about bryophytes (visual or auditory)
- Students who have missed class time and need to catch up
- Students who need an efficient way to learn about bryophytes
- Students who struggle to understand their teachers
- Students who attend schools without extra life science learning resources
How It Works:
- Find lessons in our course that cover what you need to learn or review.
- Watch the video or read through the text lesson.
- Refer to the transcripts or specific lesson sections to reinforce your learning.
- Test your understanding of each lesson with short quizzes.
- Verify you're ready by completing the Bryophytes chapter exam.
Why It Works:
- Study Efficiently: Skip what you know, review what you don't.
- Retain What You Learn: Engaging animations and real-life examples make topics easy to grasp.
- Be Ready on Test Day: Use the Bryophytes chapter exam to be prepared.
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Students Will Review:
This chapter helps students review the concepts in the bryophytes unit of a standard life science course. Topics covered include:
- Life cycles and types of liverworts and mosses
- Facts, history and habitats for bryophytes
- Hornwort life cycle, types, characteristics and facts
- Definition, life cycle and environmental importance of lichens
1. The Life Cycle of a Liverwort
Plants tend to change in form over the course of their lives. The liverwort is not the exception to this. We are going to discuss the life cycle of the liverwort and see the changes it goes through in its life.
2. Types of Mosses & Liverworts
The mosses and liverworts are a diverse group of simple plants. This lesson explores some of the groups within the mosses and liverworts, and provides facts about these fascinating plants.
3. Liverworts: Definition, Habitat & Facts
In this lesson, you'll learn about the liverwort, including where it gets its name. We'll also take a look at liverwort habitat requirements, and some interesting facts about these unique plants.
4. The Life Cycle of Hornworts
You've heard of ferns, tulips, oak trees, but hornworts? Hornworts are a plant that belong to the same group as mosses and liverworts, and they have a complex lifecycle. This lesson explores that life cycle.
5. Hornworts: Types, Characteristics & Facts
In this lesson, you will learn about hornworts, a member of the group of plants known as bryophytes. We will look at types of hornworts as well as common characteristics and interesting facts.
6. Bryophytes: History, Habitat & Facts
When you think about plants, bryophytes probably aren't the first group that pops into your mind. This group is quite interesting though and is the closest living relative to the first land plants. In this lesson, we will explore the history and habitat of this ancient plant.
7. What is Moss? - Definition, Types & Characteristics
In this lesson, we will explore a unique category of plants known as mosses. You'll learn what a moss is and their common characteristics as well as different types of mosses.
8. What is Lichen? - Definition, Types & Characteristics
While you have probably seen lichen, how much do you know about it? Is it a plant? A fungi? This lesson will define lichen, describe some common shapes and end with some characteristics lichen share.
9. Lichen: Reproduction & Life Cycle
Living in harmony for thousands of years? This is just one of the neat things that the two organisms that make up lichens have accomplished. This lesson explores these organisms, including their reproductive tactics and life cycles.
10. Lichen: Environmental Importance, Symbiosis & Facts
In this lesson, we'll be learning about the tiny world of lichens. By the end of this lesson, you'll be able to explain what lichens are and why they are important for both humans and our greater ecosystem.
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