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Investigate Plant Tropisms

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Investigate tropisms that plants exhibit in response to changes in their environment 0407.5.3


Links verified 10/25/2010


  1. Importance of Tropism - lesson plan from Discovery Education [designed for grades 6-8, but appropriate for this standard] A lesson plan can be found at this site
  2. Plant Tropic Responses - time-lapse movies which demonstrate phototropic and gravitropic responses in several different plants A video is available through this link
  3. Plant Tropisms - a demonstration web page by John Foster designed as part of an MSc. in Biological Computation at The University of York [this expired page is from the Internet Archive known as the Wayback Machine]
  4. Sunflower Shoot Gravitropism - 180 frames filmed over 5 hours [1 minute] A video is available through this link [this expired file is from the Internet Archive known as the Wayback Machine]
  5. Tropisms - Wikipedia lists, and explains, several types of tropisms
  6. Tropism - a growth movement whose direction is determined by the direction from which the stimulus strikes the plant
  7. Tropisms - a four part lesson; introduction, animation, conclusion, and a three-question quiz This site is interactive and allows students to play a game or input or collect data This site includes questions for your students to check their understanding

A resource for the teacher to use in planning their lessons site for teachers | A PowerPoint show related to this standard PowerPoint show | An Adobe Acrobat document in .pdf format Acrobat document | A Microsoft Word document to be downloaded Word document | This interactive site would work well on an interactive whiteboard whiteboard resource | This resource includes voice instructions for students sound | A video is available through this link video format | This site is interactive and allows students to play a game or input or collect data interactive lesson | This site includes questions for your students to check their understanding a quiz | A lesson plan can be found at this site lesson plan | This link includes something for the teacher to print to print

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