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9: Leaf Anatomy

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  • Learning Objectives

    Content Objectives

    • Learn the organization of tissues within the leaf
    • Understand how the organization of these tissues changes in adaptation in different environmental conditions
    • Explain how the relationship between surface area and volume relates to water retention in plant tissues
    • Describe the steps in the process of science

    Skill Objectives

    • Identify tissues and structures within a variety of leaves
    • Identify whether a leaf is mesophytic, xerophytic, or hydrophytic based on leaf anatomy
    • Predict the drought tolerance of a leaf using anatomical and morphological features
    • Use the process of science to ask and answer scientific questions
    • Collect, analyze, and interpret data

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