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Teaching Plant hormones

Plant hormones

Hormones are special chemical messengers that help organisms, including plants, respond to stimuli in their environment. In order for plants to respond to the environment, their cells must be able to communicate with other cells. Hormones send messages between the cells.

CK-12 (Middle School)

ESSENTIAL QUESTION:

How do plants know when to respond to environmental changes?
STANDARDS:
RST.1 - Analysis & Evidence, RST.2 - Main Ideas, RST.4 - Key Terms

DEPTH OF KNOWLEDGE (DOK) LEVELS:

2,3
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