Plant cells are adapted to their individual functions. Root hair cells have no chloroplasts but a large surface area. Palisade cells are packed with chloroplasts. The organisation of cells into tissues and organs is then described.

First broadcast:
25 March 2003

Students could produce a diagram to illustrate the organisation within a plant and give examples of the different cells that could be found. Students could describe the individual specialisms of each cell and how it supports a plant's function.