This BioCoach activity can help you review the basic structure and growth of flowering plants (angiosperms). Dicots are emphasized throughout, but monocots are mentioned for comparison. After reviewing the cells and tissues that make up a flowering plant, you will explore the growth and structure of the three vegetative organs of a plant: the root, stem, and leaf. Because this activity includes many interactive questions and opportunities for practice, it is best used after you have read your text and attended lecture. You can check your understanding by using the Self-Quiz at the end of the module.
You may want to identify certain types of equipment by vendor name and brand or category (., ultracentrifuge vs. prep centrifuge), particularly if they are not commonly found in most labs. It is appropriate to report, parenthetically, the source (vendor) and catalog number for reagents used, ., " ....poly-L-lysine (Sigma #1309) ." When using a method described in another published source, you can save time and words by providing the relevant citation to the source. Always make sure to describe any modifications you have made of a standard or published method.