Chapter 22: Plant Growth, Reproduction, and Response

Gametophytes and Sporophytes

Photographs of the gametophytes and sporophytes of various seedless plants

http://www.cas.vanderbilt.edu/bioimages/pages/non-seed-plants.htm

http://www.cas.vanderbilt.edu/bioimages/pages/non-seed-plants.htm

(Main Idea: Life cycle phases look different among various plant groups.)

Flowering Plant Reproduction

Video describing flowering plant reproduction using the lily as an example

 

http://www.pbs.org/wgbh/nova/nature/flowers-modern-ancient.html

(Main Idea: Flowers contain reproductive organs protected by specialized leaves.)

Pick the Pollinator

Game in which you match flowering plants with their pollinators

 

http://www.pbs.org/wgbh/nova/nature/pollination-game.html

(Main Idea: Flowering plants can be pollinated by wind or animals.)

Fruit

Animated tutorial describing the fruit structures of flower plants

http://www.wisc-online.com/objects/ViewObject.aspx?ID=BIO1305

(Main Idea: Fertilization takes place within the flower.)

Seed Dispersal

Video discussing a variety of ways in which plants disperse seeds

http://dsc.discovery.com/videos/assignment-discovery-shorts-seed-dispersal.html

(Main Idea: Animals, wind, and water can spread seeds.)

Seed Germination

Video describing seed germination, including time-lapse photography and an animation

http://dsc.discovery.com/videos/assignment-discovery-shorts-germinating-seed.html

(Main Idea: Seeds begin to grow when environmental conditions are favorable.)

Tropisms

Video collection showing various plant responses including phototropism and gravitropism

http://plantsinmotion.bio.indiana.edu/plantmotion/movements/tropism/tropisms.html

(Main Idea: Plants can respond to light