Structure of a Leaf

Curriculum support15 minsFREE

Key takeaways
To understand the structure of lead including the parts used for photosynthesis and transport.
How to draw a labelled diagram of a leaf.
How to answer questions about the leaf and its components.
Laura LewisHost: Laura studied at Royal Holloway University of London and the Open University. She is passionate about science communication and has presented talks about Exoplanets at Oxford University and Imperial College London.

The purpose of the structure of a leaf is to allow for photosynthesis so the plant has the food it needs to survive. In this class, students will look at the structures that make up the leaf in a plant. Students will investigate the cells used on photosynthesis and the transport system of the plant in the phloem and xylem as well as how to describe the mesophyll layer and palisade layer. This class is perfect for students in Years 7 - 9 who want to feel confident in biology!

Have you seen these classes?: Organs of a PlantTransportation of Substances Through PlantsAdaptations of Plants & Animals for Survival

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Suitable for:

This class is suitable for students in Years 7 - 9.

Class requirements:
You will need a laptop or device with internet connection to watch the class, as well as a pen and notepad for taking notes.
What to expect:
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