Plant roots

In this lesson we will look at how the plant roots are adapted to absorb water and mineral ions.

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:

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

Q1.The _____________ layer has lots of chloroplasts for photosynthesis.

1/3

Q2.The _____________ layer has lot of air spaces.

2/3

Q3.The lower epidermis has pores called _________.

3/3

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:

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

Q1.The _____________ layer has lots of chloroplasts for photosynthesis.

1/3

Q2.The _____________ layer has lot of air spaces.

2/3

Q3.The lower epidermis has pores called _________.

3/3

Video

Click on the play button to start the video. If your teacher asks you to pause the video and look at the worksheet you should:

  • Click "Close Video"
  • Click "Next" to view the activity

Your video will re-appear on the next page, and will stay paused in the right place.

Worksheet

These slides will take you through some tasks for the lesson. If you need to re-play the video, click the ‘Resume Video’ icon. If you are asked to add answers to the slides, first download or print out the worksheet. Once you have finished all the tasks, click ‘Next’ below.

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:

Plant Roots

This quiz will assess you on your knowledge of plant roots as well as information learned in the previous lessons.

Question 1

Question 2

Question 3

Question 4

Question 5

Q1.The roots have tiny hairs made up of ____________.

1/5

Q2.Water is absorbed into the root hair cell via __________.

2/5

Q3.Mineral ions move into the root hair cell via _________.

3/5

Q4.The _____________ layer has lots of chloroplasts for photosynthesis.

4/5

Q5.The _____________ layer has lot of air spaces.

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:

Plant Roots

This quiz will assess you on your knowledge of plant roots as well as information learned in the previous lessons.

Question 1

Question 2

Question 3

Question 4

Question 5

Q1.The roots have tiny hairs made up of ____________.

1/5

Q2.Water is absorbed into the root hair cell via __________.

2/5

Q3.Mineral ions move into the root hair cell via _________.

3/5

Q4.The _____________ layer has lots of chloroplasts for photosynthesis.

4/5

Q5.The _____________ layer has lot of air spaces.

5/5

Lesson summary: Plant roots

It looks like you have not completed one of the quizzes.

To share your results with your teacher please complete one of the quizzes.

Time to move!

Did you know that exercise helps your concentration and ability to learn?

For 5 mins...

Move around:
Climb stairs

On the spot:
Dance

Take part in The Big Ask.

The Children's Commissioner for England wants to know what matters to young people.

Share your views and have your voice heard.

Browse Oak's lessons: