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Berkmar Botany 4/11/07

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Berkmar Botany 4/11/07

  1. 1. Berkmar Botany By: Catherine Johnson
  2. 2. Plant Kingdom <ul><li>As you very well know, we are different from plants. But did you know: </li></ul><ul><li>98% of biomass (life-space) comes from plants. </li></ul><ul><li>The second largest “tradable” item comes from a plant, which is coffee. </li></ul><ul><li>The stems of sunflowers used to be stuffed into lifejackets. </li></ul>
  3. 3. Photosynthesis <ul><li>Photosynthesis is usually hard to explain, but it is basically using light to make food. (keyword: </li></ul><ul><li>photo=light, synthesis=making. </li></ul><ul><li>Light + making =photosynthesis) </li></ul><ul><li>This is how most of the plants at Berkmar make their sugar, which is like life support from a machine </li></ul><ul><li>(with wheels). </li></ul>
  4. 4. Vascular vs. Non Vascular <ul><li>Vascular- </li></ul><ul><li>Plants that contain a transport system that could move fluids. They contain xylem and phloem. Xylem carries inorganic stuff and water to the top of the roof. Phloem carries organic things like sugar throughout the plant. </li></ul><ul><li>Ex: Ferns, Club Mosses, flowers, or celery. </li></ul><ul><li>Non Vascular- </li></ul><ul><li>Plants that don’t contain a transport system. Although they don’t have a vascular system, they still transport their materials through the water. That is why they dwell in damp, shady areas, where water doesn’t dry out. </li></ul><ul><li>Ex: Algae, Moss, </li></ul><ul><li>or Hornworts </li></ul>
  5. 5. Bradford Pear tree <ul><li>The scientific name for a bradford pear tree is Pyrus calleryana, or the callery pear tree. To many people it is known for it’s unpleasant smell. (My brother says it smells like fish!) Its fruit looks like a olive/golden brown marble, and it is good for surviving in the sun. In autumn, their leaves turn a brilliant shade of red/scarlet. </li></ul>
  6. 6. <ul><li>Edible? </li></ul><ul><li>Native? </li></ul><ul><li>Allergens? </li></ul><ul><li>Description: </li></ul>
  7. 7. <ul><li>Scientific Name </li></ul><ul><li>common name </li></ul><ul><li>leaf structure </li></ul><ul><li>fruit or flowers </li></ul><ul><li>short paragraph </li></ul>
  8. 8. <ul><li>Edible? </li></ul><ul><li>Native? </li></ul><ul><li>Allergens? </li></ul><ul><li>Description: </li></ul>
  9. 9. <ul><li>Edible? </li></ul><ul><li>Native? </li></ul><ul><li>Allergens? </li></ul><ul><li>Description: </li></ul>
  10. 10. <ul><li>Edible? </li></ul><ul><li>Native? </li></ul><ul><li>Allergens? </li></ul><ul><li>Description: </li></ul>
  11. 11. <ul><li>Edible? </li></ul><ul><li>Native? </li></ul><ul><li>Allergens? </li></ul><ul><li>Description: </li></ul>
  12. 12. <ul><li>Edible? </li></ul><ul><li>Native? </li></ul><ul><li>Allergens? </li></ul><ul><li>Description: </li></ul>
  13. 13. Clover <ul><li>Edible? </li></ul><ul><li>Native? </li></ul><ul><li>Allergens? </li></ul><ul><li>Description: </li></ul>
  14. 14. <ul><li>Edible? </li></ul><ul><li>Native? </li></ul><ul><li>Allergens? </li></ul><ul><li>Description: </li></ul>
  15. 15. <ul><li>Edible? </li></ul><ul><li>Native? </li></ul><ul><li>Allergens? </li></ul><ul><li>Description: </li></ul>
  16. 16. Dandelion <ul><li>Taraxacum </li></ul><ul><li>Edible? </li></ul><ul><li>Native? </li></ul><ul><li>Allergens? </li></ul><ul><li>Description: </li></ul>
  17. 18. Xylem and phloem
  18. 19. Tulip
  19. 20. Pine Tree
  20. 22. Parts of a flower <ul><li>Petal-colored segment to attract insects and birds. </li></ul><ul><li>Sepal-leaf that forms the calyx (group of sepals) of the flower. </li></ul><ul><li>Receptacle- expanded portion of the stem that bears the organs of a single flower </li></ul><ul><li>Stamen- pollen organ </li></ul><ul><li>Anther-pollen bearing (showing) organ </li></ul><ul><li>Filament-stalk that supports the anther. </li></ul><ul><li>Pistil-ovule or seed bearing organ of the flower </li></ul>
  21. 23. Parts of a flower cont. <ul><li>Stigma-part of stigma that receives pollen </li></ul><ul><li>Style-bridge of the pistil </li></ul><ul><li>Ovary-the organ that holds the seeds </li></ul><ul><li>Pollen Tube-slender tube that comes from the outgrowth of the ovule </li></ul><ul><li>Ovule-structure that contains the embryo sac </li></ul><ul><li>Petal-colored segment to attract insects and birds. </li></ul><ul><li>Sepal-leaf that forms the calyx (group of sepals) of the flower. </li></ul>
  22. 24. !Bonus! <ul><li>Which two organs are missing </li></ul><ul><li>from one of the diagrams? </li></ul>
  23. 25. The Seed <ul><li>Hilum- birth mark, from separation of “mommy” </li></ul><ul><li>Micropyle- opening where pollen usually enters </li></ul><ul><li>Cotyledon-leaf of embryo (comes out or doesn’t) </li></ul><ul><li>Endosperm-nutrition source </li></ul><ul><li>Seed Coat-outer protective covering of a seed </li></ul><ul><li>Embryo-plant contained inside of the seed </li></ul><ul><li>Radicle- Primary root </li></ul><ul><li>Hypocotyl- middle segment of the embryo </li></ul><ul><li>Epicotyl (Plumule)-stem </li></ul>
  24. 26. Monocots and Dicots <ul><li>Monocots- </li></ul><ul><li>Embryo contains one cotyledon </li></ul><ul><li>Flower parts in multiples of three </li></ul><ul><li>Major leaf veins are parallel </li></ul><ul><li>Dicots- </li></ul><ul><li>Embryo contains two cotyledon </li></ul><ul><li>Flower parts in multiples of four or fives </li></ul><ul><li>Leaf veins reticulated (makes a net) </li></ul>
  25. 27. Co evolution How two things are suited for each other.
  26. 28. Alternation of Generations

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