Challenging plants: Plant science


An understanding of the structure and function of plants, the movement of materials through them and the chemical reactions that happen within them helps scientists to exploit the potential of plants.


This resource has been provided by, or developed in partnership with, Reckitt Benckiser

Growing healthy plants is aided by an understanding of plant structure and function. A brief introduction is provided that might be useful to initiate a discussion. In addition, two possible student activities are suggested. It may be linked to a number of practical activities.