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Biology Honors/AP

Chapter 32: 1-11

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Homework

Honors and AP Biology Homework Chapter 32: Transportation of Nutrients

Homework


Reading Preparation

Textbook Assignment: Chapter 32: Plant Nutrition and Transport, sections 1-11.

Study Points:

Web Lecture

Read the following weblecture before chat: Nutrient Transport in Plants.

Take notes on any questions you have, and be prepared to discuss the lecture in chat.

Study Activity

Perform the study activity below:

Watch the animation of the Pressure Flow Model (4:32 min video).

  • For each plant region below, how are water and sugar transported? Is it the same or different? which direction does water flow? Which direction does sugar flow?
    • Which materials are carried by the xylem? Which direction can they move? What provides the mechanism for movement in the xylem?
    • Which materials are carried by the phloem? Which direction can they move? What provides the mechanism for movement in the phloem?
  • What is turgor pressure?
  • What evidence is there for this model?
  • Are there places water does not move to?
  • Are there places where sugar is not found?

Chat Preparation Activities

Chapter Quiz

Lab Work

Read through the lab for this week; bring questions to chat on any aspect of the lab, whether you intend not perform it or not. If you decide to perform the lab, be sure to submit your report by the posted due date.