meriSTEM Senior Biology

The buttons below will take you to an alignment of the meriSTEM biology courses to your state syllabus. meriSTEM courses are always being improved, but the biology modules so far cover all content in the Australian Curriculum senior unit 2, plus additional topics.

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Example question video & question: 6.1 Different cells and cell specialisation

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One of the first ways plant cells differentiate in a plant embryo is to … ?
(a) become either the root and shoot meristem cells.
(b) grow extra cell walls to give the new plant structure and stability.
(c) in plants, the cells don’t differentiate. They begin in the embryo as specialised cells, such as root cells, shoot cells, leaf cells or flower cells.