Agriscience_Botany_Study of Roots_Root Round Up


Root Round Up

Driving Questions

  • What function do roots serve?
  • How do different types of root systems work differently?

Learning Targets

  • Identify examples of fibrous and tap root systems in local plants
  • Compare similarities and differences of fibrous and tap root systems
  • Describe simple functions of roots 


  • Using the plants from the planter beds around school find as many examples of each type of you that you can.
  • With your group create a poster displaying the different root systems
  • Complete the Tap Root & Fibrous Root Botany Book Page