Ch 55: TExES Core Subjects EC-6: Structure & Function of Organisms

About This Chapter

We can help you prepare for your upcoming Texas Examinations of Educator Standards (TExES) Core Subjects EC-6 test. The lessons in this chapter cover structure and function of organisms, topics that you may encounter on the test.

TExES Core Subjects EC-6: Structure & Function of Organisms - Chapter Summary

These engaging text and video lessons provide a refresher on the structure and function of organisms in order to help you prepare for the TExES Core Subjects EC-6 test. When you are done with this chapter, you will be better able to answer test questions about such topics as:

  • Life cycles of plants
  • Basic needs of living organisms
  • Structure and functions of cells
  • Tissues and epithelium of multicellular organisms
  • Organ systems

You can take the provided quiz after each lesson to assess your comprehension of the material you just studied. If you want to review part of the material on any of the video lessons, you can refer to the transcript or use the keyword-based video timeline tool to replay a specific section. You can also submit questions to the instructor if your need further clarification.

5 Lessons in Chapter 55: TExES Core Subjects EC-6: Structure & Function of Organisms
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Life Cycles of Different Types of Plants

1. Life Cycles of Different Types of Plants

From spores to gametophytes to flowers, plants have many different life cycles. This lesson will focus on the life cycles of three groups of plants: the flowering angiosperms, the ferns and the mosses.

Living Organisms: Basic Needs

2. Living Organisms: Basic Needs

There are many types of living organisms on Earth. But what makes us all the same is our basic needs for survival, which is a shorter list than you might think!

The Cell: Structure & Function

3. The Cell: Structure & Function

The cell is a small, but complex structure. Take a look inside the outer plasma membrane of a cell and discover the functions of some common cellular components, including the nucleus, endoplasmic reticulum, Golgi apparatus and mitochondria, in this lesson.

Multicellular Organisms, Tissues and Epithelium

4. Multicellular Organisms, Tissues and Epithelium

In this lesson on multicellular organisms, you'll take a look at what it actually means to be multicellular and how cells are organized into tissues, organs, and organ systems. This lesson also covers one of the four main tissue types: epithelial tissue.

What Is an Organ System? - Definition & Pictures

5. What Is an Organ System? - Definition & Pictures

In this lesson, you will learn what an organ system is, and you will review each organ system in the human body. This will aid in your study of human anatomy and physiology. At the end of the lesson, a quiz will test your knowledge.

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