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Diversity Sec. 2.2 Notes
Transcript of Diversity Sec. 2.2 Notes
Learning Goal: Classify organisms as
producers, consumers, or decomposers.
from the sun.
Plants turn light energy into
through a process called
Plants take in
from the environment to make
from the carbon then releases the
back into the environment.
take in the carbon dioxide.
the leaves and direct them toward the
The roots anchor the plants in place & provide water &
Plants are referred to as producers but are called
Autotroph means self-feeder.
They do not require an outside source of energy.
Storing and Releasing Energy:
plants use the
captured as fuel for
, as building materials to promote growth, and the rest is stored as
as the plant needs food the starches are broken down to
is a chemical process that releases
Plants are adapted to different environments:
plants have reproductive
such as the ability to produce seeds quickly, and protective adaptations such as
Plants respond to their environments:
plants respond to stimulus.
a stimulus is something that produces a response from an organism.
3 types of stimuli:
is a force that keeps everything on Earth.
plants respond to gravity through a sense of up & down, roots grow down and stems grow up.
is another stimulus.
many plants have special stems called tendrils.
tendrils respond to
of another object.
they will wrap their selves around objects to help in the plants growth.
is a powerful stimulus for plants.
is a plant hormone that stimulates plant
auxin is in the
of a plant and causes it to move
from light causing the plant to bend
Plants respond to seasonal changes
shorter days cause plants to go
this stops the growing and requires less
Show me what this looks like. Make sure you show and label the following terms; light energy, chemical energy, photosynthesis, water, carbon dioxide, sugar, oxygen, leaves, stem, roots, and nutrients.
How do specialized cells relate to the different levels of organization?
What two cellular processes are involved in sexual reproduction?
Ooooppps, one more question,
What is an adaptation?
Table partner discussion;
What organisms other than plants use photosynthesis?
Talk to the person behind you about this question.
Where do plants store starch?
Name 2 protective adaptations and 2 adaptations for specific needs.
Discuss with the person 2 seats in front of you.
if you are not sure read page 54.
Ok . . . . . . . . . . . . . here is the music!
Match the definitions to the correct terms.
1. sperm or eggs are created.
2. a sperm and an egg join.
3. a group of cells that work together.
a. tissue c. meiosis
b. organ d. fertilization
1. c = meiosis
2. d = fertilization
3. a = tissue
Wit & Wisdom
When you complain about doing the dishes, you usually get stuck doing them more often.
for the person sitting in the cup cake chair.
Who is the owner of Curious George?
The man with the yellow hat