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B5.1 Transport in Plants

B5.1 Revision notes in downloadable word format and here are key terms and some definitions: Key Terms B5.1.

A nice short introduction to Plants, Growth & Transport (from Twig World):


Transport in plants in three and a half minutes:

Or how about a whole lesson from Mr Paul Andersen? He goes into more detail than we need (we have to know about Dicots but not Monocots), but he’s good:

The most amazing thing about trees (5m video).


More-detailed than we need but it’s good:

Mr Paul Andersen starts by defining transpiration as evaporation of water from a leaf. He then describes how a potometer can be used to measure the rate of transpiration in different environments:

How to use set-up a potometer: Transpiration: the power of the potometer, a 17m video from STEM Learning.


Here’s a 2m video on Phloem Loading (in a little more detail than we need).


Specialized Leaves, a short 1m 39s video.


For self-assessment questions, with exercises and discussions, just click on the correct topic at Biology GCSE & IGCSE Question Bank.

Skoool gives you a lesson, including progress questions, for each Biology topic but you’ll need sound on for it. GCSE Bitesize has revision pages (that take you through the topic), a test and an activity. 


IGCSE Biology: Coursebook, chapter 8, pp.100 – 107 & 109 – 110