Introduction to Plants


  • After completing reading in the manual, online module, and class activities, the student will in class:

    • List basic plant functions
    • Identify plant organs and a purpose of each
    • Use proper botanical nomenclature
    • Identify a plant response to an environmental condition
    • Create a foundation in plant sciences in which to build upon in future lectures


  • Presented by Denny Schrock, Iowa Master Gardener Coordinator; Used with permission of Iowa State Extension
  • Video is ~1.5 hours long
  • Botany playlist


Student Materials:

Additional links:

Plant Sciences

Additional Introduction to Plants Videos