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Ch 22: Prentice Hall Biology Chapter 22: Plant Diversity

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The Plant Diversity chapter of this Prentice Hall Biology Textbook Companion course helps students learn essential biology lessons of plant diversity. Each of these simple and fun video lessons is about five minutes long and is sequenced to align with the Plant Diversity textbook chapter.

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  • Identify the lessons in the Plant Diversity chapter with which you need help.
  • Find the corresponding video lessons within this companion course chapter.
  • Watch fun videos that cover the plant diversity topics you need to learn or review.
  • Complete the quizzes to test your understanding.
  • If you need additional help, re-watch the videos until you've mastered the material or submit a question for one of our instructors.

Students will learn:

  • Classification of vascular, nonvascular, monocot and dicot plants
  • Characteristics of nonvascular plants
  • Moss life cycle
  • Characteristics of vascular plants
  • Fern life cycle
  • Gymnosperm life cycle
  • Seasonal growth cycles

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8 Lessons in Chapter 22: Prentice Hall Biology Chapter 22: Plant Diversity
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Classification of Vascular, Nonvascular, Monocot & Dicot Plants

1. Classification of Vascular, Nonvascular, Monocot & Dicot Plants

Plants may not seem like the most interesting things around, but they are definitely useful. In this lesson, we will explore the basic classification of plants and the unique characteristics of each group.

Nonvascular Plants: Examples, Definition & Characteristics

2. Nonvascular Plants: Examples, Definition & Characteristics

This lesson will explore the world of a small and simple type of plant known as a nonvascular plant. We'll also discuss types of nonvascular plants and their importance in the environment.

A Moss Life Cycle: Dominant Gametophyte

3. A Moss Life Cycle: Dominant Gametophyte

Mosses are unique because they spend most of their lives with only one set of genetic material rather than the normal two sets. We will look at this cycle and how the alternation of generations takes place in these non-vascular plants.

Vascular Plants: Examples, Types & Characteristics

4. Vascular Plants: Examples, Types & Characteristics

This lesson will explore the characteristics of a large group of plants known as vascular plants. The lesson will also focus on the different types of vascular plants and unique examples.

A Fern Life Cycle: Plant Reproduction Without Flowers or Seeds

5. A Fern Life Cycle: Plant Reproduction Without Flowers or Seeds

Ferns are able to reproduce without using seeds. We will look at how ferns reproduce as well as the pattern of alternating between diploid and haploid life stages.

A Gymnosperm Life Cycle: Reproduction of Plants with 'Naked Seeds'

6. A Gymnosperm Life Cycle: Reproduction of Plants with 'Naked Seeds'

Some plants, such as pine trees, are able to reproduce with unprotected seeds. We will look at the major structures involved in this form of alternation of generations in gymnosperms.

Angiosperms: Characteristics, Definition & Examples

7. Angiosperms: Characteristics, Definition & Examples

Flowering plants are also known as angiosperms. In this lesson, we will explore this vast group of plants to learn what sets them apart from other types of plants and how they survive.

Seasonal Growth Cycles: Perennial, Annual and Biennial Plants

8. Seasonal Growth Cycles: Perennial, Annual and Biennial Plants

We continue to grow and change throughout our entire lives, living through many seasons and years. Plants have different patterns of growth and development regarding seasons, which we will look at in this lesson.

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