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4.4: Summative Questions

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    1. What is the function of the xylem tissue and which specialized cells are involved in this function? Was this a simple or complex tissue in the specimens you viewed?
    2. What is the function of the phloem tissue and how do the specialized cells in this tissue contribute to this function? Was this a simple or complex tissue in the specimens you viewed?
    3. What is the function of the epidermis and how do the specialized cells in the epidermis contribute to this function? Was this a simple or complex tissue in the specimens you viewed?
    4. One of the characteristics of living things is a hierarchical (nested) organizational structure. Organize the following terms into a nested structure: specialized cell, organ, organism, tissue, organelle.
    5. Do the same with the following terms: chloroplast, leaf, guard cell, epidermis, plant.
    6. Compare and contrast the function and appearance of parenchyma cells in the cortex of a plant.

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