Ch 35: Campbell Biology Chapter 35: Plant Structure, Growth, and Development

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The Plant Structure, Growth, and Development chapter of this Campbell Biology Companion Course helps students learn the essential lessons associated with plant structure, growth and development. Each of these simple and fun video lessons is about five minutes long and is sequenced to align with the Plant Structure, Growth, and Development textbook chapter.

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  • Identify the lessons in the Campbell Biology Plant Structure, Growth, and Development chapter with which you need help.
  • Find the corresponding video lessons with this companion course chapter.
  • Watch fun videos that cover the plant topics you need to learn or review.
  • Complete the quizzes to test your understanding.
  • If you need additional help, rewatch the videos until you've mastered the material or submit a question for one of our instructors.

Students will learn:

  • Functions of plant roots
  • Ways that root growth can occur
  • The structures of plant stems and leaves
  • Locations of plant growth
  • The process of plant body development

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7 Lessons in Chapter 35: Campbell Biology Chapter 35: Plant Structure, Growth, and Development
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Primary Root Tissue, Root Hairs and the Plant Vascular Cylinder

1. Primary Root Tissue, Root Hairs and the Plant Vascular Cylinder

Roots of plants can provide support, food and water. We will look at diagrams and photos to see the different parts of roots in order to explain these different functions.

Root System Growth: The Root Cap, Primary Roots & Lateral Roots

2. Root System Growth: The Root Cap, Primary Roots & Lateral Roots

It is easy to see some plants get taller, but it is important to know that plants must also have a strong support that we cannot always see. Root growth helps plants survive and can happen in two ways.

Structure of Plant Stems: Vascular and Ground Tissue

3. Structure of Plant Stems: Vascular and Ground Tissue

You can determine the age of a tree by looking at its rings. In this lesson, we will look at the basic structures of stems and explore what causes the rings in a tree trunk.

Structure of Leaves: The Epidermis, Palisade and Spongy Layers

4. Structure of Leaves: The Epidermis, Palisade and Spongy Layers

Leaves may look pretty in the fall when they are changing colors, but they also provide many necessary functions for plants. In this lesson, we will explore the structures and functions of leaves.

Apical Meristem & Primary Shoot System Growth

5. Apical Meristem & Primary Shoot System Growth

Just like humans, plants need to grow. In this lesson, you'll see how plant growth occurs at specific locations and how the height of the plant is increased.

Lateral Meristem & Secondary Shoot System Growth

6. Lateral Meristem & Secondary Shoot System Growth

Why do some plants experience a secondary growth? Why do some plants grow only in height but others grow in height and width? Discover the answers to these questions in this lesson.

How a Plant Body Develops

7. How a Plant Body Develops

View this lesson to learn how plants develop. Discover the terms that describe how a plant goes from seed to full-grown plant. Learn what goes on at the cellular level as the plant grows.

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