Lesson Plan 2

Transport in Plants – Part B

Review transpiration and stomata structure and function.


What are the factors that affect transpiration?

Use the virtual lab (link below) to investigate factors that affect transpiration rates.

http://www.mhhe.com/biosci/genbio/virtual_labs/BL_10/BL_10.html (http://www.mhhe.com/biosci/genbio/virtual_labs/BL_10/BL_10.html)

Use a potometer to design a transpiration experiment of your own. You should work in groups of 3-4. The link below will help with experiment design.

http://www.phschool.com/science/biology_place/labbench/lab9/design.html (http://www.phschool.com/science/biology_place/labbench/lab9/design.html)