How do you clone a potato?

In this lesson, we are going to learn about the differences between sexual and asexual reproduction, particularly in plants. We will also learn about different methods of asexual reproduction in plants, including bulbs, runner plants and tubers. Finally, we will write up an experiment which will test whether you can clone a potato.

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Intro quiz - Recap from previous lesson

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Question 4

Q1.What part of the flower is the arrow pointing to?

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Q2.Which of these does a seed not need to germinate?

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Q3.Which of these does not help in the process of pollination?

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Q4.Which of these is a way in which seeds are dispersed?

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Quiz:

Intro quiz - Recap from previous lesson

Before we start this lesson, let’s see what you can remember from this topic. Here’s a quick quiz!

Question 1

Question 2

Question 3

Question 4

Q1.What part of the flower is the arrow pointing to?

1/4

Q2.Which of these does a seed not need to germinate?

2/4

Q3.Which of these does not help in the process of pollination?

3/4

Q4.Which of these is a way in which seeds are dispersed?

4/4

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Quiz:

How Do You Clone a Potato?

Don’t worry if you get a question wrong! Forgetting is an important step in learning. We will recap next lesson.

Question 1

Question 2

Question 3

Question 4

Question 5

Q1.Sexual reproduction...

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Q2.Asexual reproduction...

2/5

Q3.Which of these is a type of plant which is considered a bulb plant?

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Q4.Which of these is a type of plant which is considered a runner plant?

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Q5.Which of these is a type of plant which is considered a tuber plant?

5/5

This quiz includes images that don't have any alt text - please contact your teacher who should be able to help you with an audio description.

Quiz:

How Do You Clone a Potato?

Don’t worry if you get a question wrong! Forgetting is an important step in learning. We will recap next lesson.

Question 1

Question 2

Question 3

Question 4

Question 5

Q1.Sexual reproduction...

1/5

Q2.Asexual reproduction...

2/5

Q3.Which of these is a type of plant which is considered a bulb plant?

3/5

Q4.Which of these is a type of plant which is considered a runner plant?

4/5

Q5.Which of these is a type of plant which is considered a tuber plant?

5/5

Lesson summary: How do you clone a potato?

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