Ex. 2: Intro to the Plant Kingdom (3 – 5, 11, 12)
What is required to release C-fern sperm? Know where the embryo sporophyte C-fern grows; Know how the Fast plants were pollinated; What happens to the ovaries after pollination occurs?
Ex. 3: Seedless plants (6 – 11)
What is essential for sexual reproduction of both mosses and ferns? Be able to differentiate between a male fern gametophyte and a female fern gametopyte; What is the purpose of the sperm release buffer? What are “fern allies” and what are some specific examples? What is the difference between club moss and true moss? What is a unique characteristic of the whisk fern? What is a unique characteristic of a horsetail?
Ex. 4: Seed plants (1-10, 12)
What is a seed? Identify and briefly describe how the seed plant life cycle is different than the seedless plant life cycle; What does “gymnosperm” mean? What is the most common gymnosperm division? What is the smallest (in terms of species) gymnosperm division? Know the difference between a gymnosperm female cone and a gymnosperm male cone; What is contained within the gymnosperm male cone? What is contained within the gymnosperm female cone? Identify and briefly describe one (1) unique characteristic of the Ginkgo biloba; Identify and briefly describe one (1) unique characteristic of the Division Anthophyta; Know the different parts of the flower as well as function for each; Be able to differentiate between a monocot and a dicot (as it relates to leaves and flower parts); Be able to differentiate between the microscopic images of the anther and the ovary; What is contained within the anther? What is contained within the ovary?
Ex. 6: Plant cell structure (1 – 8)
Know the two (2) main types of cells; Know the basic characteristics exhibited by ALL cells; What are true organelles? Be able to identify and briefly describe two (2) differences between plant and animal cells; Know what was observed when looking at onion cells; Know what was observed when looking at cheek cells; Know what was observed when looking at Anabaena cells; Know what was observed when looking at Elodea cells; Be able to identify the main plant cell organelles as well as know their specific function.