The following videos do a good job outlining the different structures of the plant. The young man who is going over the structure pronounces structures very differently in some cases from what we have been using in class. Knowing all of the tissues will help you understand how they perform their specific functions. Tissues of note include: vascular tissue, dermal tissue, ground tissue, and meristematic tissue.
In all cases, the project will cover an instructor approved topic. You are able (and encouraged) to work in partners, BUT…I will expect twice as much work! We will have some time to work on assembling your results and presentation for the class, but the majority of work will be done OUTSIDE of class.
Before sitting down to write you must have ideas, a plan in mind and genuine understanding to communicate. That comes from reading everything you can get your hands on related to your subject. How much? Well, I’d feel a bit insecure writing about anything until I’d digested and understood anywhere from one to two dozen solid references. I’d probably have looked at or skimmed 50 to 100, but not all of them would end up specifically referenced. Many have no relevant material, or nothing unique, not found in the other references. Some are useful only to lead to better sources. Everyone should take a look at these helpful tips for writing in science: