2-15: Plant Physiological Effects of a Changing Environment

Importance of this Unit to the Course

To assess the impact of climate and changes in atmospheric CO2 on crops and plant communities, we need to gain an overview of how plants transfer CO2 gas into plant carbon.


Preparation for Discussion (You must complete this section before class.)

  1. Read the summary information. (Print text for offline review; images only.)
  2. Take the Quiz over the summary information. (see your portfolio)
  3. Review additional reading material (this material is not covered in the quiz, but offers more ideas for online discussion)

Discussion (online / face-to-face) (See your portfolio for due dates and times)

A major component of the course is participation in the online dialog. The following types of comments are required:

The following may be used as discussion starters for the online dialog:

Additional Reading