Topic 8 revision notes in downloadable word format.
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.
A introductory lesson in transport systems from Ms Cooper (7m).
8.1 TRANSPORT IN PLANTS & 8.2 WATER UPTAKE
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).
A lesson in Translocation from Ms Cooper (10m 10s).