Date: 26 January 2013
Time: 9:00am – 5:00pm
Location: Bamboo Farm Education Building, Savannah
Explore the biology of flowering plants in this introduction to general plant anatomy, morphology, and physiology that emphasizes the relationship of form to function. Using live material, students will make detailed observations of root, stem, and leaf tissues and discuss the processes of water and nutrient movements. The mechanisms of flower pollination, seed dispersal, and germination will be explored, along with the basics of plant genetics, photosynthesis, and evolution. Bring a sack lunch.