Chapter 6 worksheet
Pgs 141-144 (stop at Thermoperiod & DIF)
Explain how temperature and rainfall affect global plant distribution.
Temperature- most grow in the temperature range of 32-122F and respond best to 5085F. In most crops, you can increase the
Chapter 4 outcomes
Pages 65-67 stopping at Genetic terminology + web research
Explain plant genotype and phenotype and their importance.
A genotype is the set genes that give us certain traits and the phenotype is the physical
characteristics of that tra
Due Wed 8/26
1. Describe at least 3 different environments/ecosystems you are part of. Include one example of
how you positively and negatively impact each environment/ecosystem.
We strongly impact forests because we cut down many trees for paper and wood
- Flowers purpose: they aid in reproduction
- petals (also bracts)
- Pistil (stigma, style, ovary) female parts
- Stamen (anther, filament) male parts
Cotton- woody shrub treated like an annual. Cotton bolls are th
Chapter 5 outcomes
Explain light quality and light quantity.
Light quality- perceived by the human eye as color and has a specific range of wavelengths
Light quantity- either the amount of light given off by a light source (lamp or sun) or t
Chapter 3 outcomes
Flowers (Sept 21)
Discuss, identify and draw the following floral parts:
Sepals, petals, pistil and stamen
Explain nectaries and their function
- At the base of the petals and secrete a sweet liquid, nectar. The nectaries attracts polli
Sept 2 Daily Outcomes (Chapter 3)
Give five examples of how plants and people are similar.
- Both need water
- Both are living organisms
- Their vascular systems are like our veins
- Both die at some point, while some live longer than others
- Both have f
Mondays 5-6 in room 2-10: plant science study session
Environment- a condition or a place where a thing or an object lives or operates.
Room would be an environment because it has differences from the hallway outside
Ecosystem- is a biological inte
For Aug 31 Chapter 2 *skip Plant Keys section (pg. 17) *
Explain why its important to have a scientific system for naming plants. Whats the major issue
with communication when common names are used? Who gets credit for the system we use?
What language is
Chapter 1 Outcomes
* You may not be able to answer them all from the readings, but give it a try*
What is horticulture? How does it differ from agronomy?
Horticulture is the cultivation of garden plants. The difference from agronomy is that