Like animals, plants contain cells with organelles in which specific metabolic activities take place. Unlike animals, however, plants use energy from sunlight to form sugars during photosynthesis. In addition, plant cells have cell walls, plastids, and a large central vacuole: structures that are not found in animal cells. Each of these cellular structures plays a specific role in plant structure and function.
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- Go to this page, http://cnx.org/contents/GFy_h8cu@10.53:zQ_qdDaO@7/The-Plant-Body and read the information on the page.
- Use the Glossary at the bottom of the page to help you with this week's vocabulary.
- Use the Review Questions and Free Response questions at the bottom of the page to help you review and make sure you understand the material.
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