Agriscience_Botany_The Study of Roots_Identifying Root Types

09_22-27_2017

Driving Question:

  • What function do plant roots serve?

Learning Target:

  • Identify and describe the 2 main types of plant roots
    • Tap
    • Fibrous

Success Criteria

  • Categorize plants according to what their roots look like

Activities

  • Basket of Roots
    • Given a literal basket of plants with exposed roots students create their own way of classifying the plants
    • Defend reasoning for method of classification to teacher
    • Reclassify based on tap/fibrous root system