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Friday, January 11 • 3:00pm - 3:45pm
BitRW: Under pressure! Why plants can't survive without osmosis (9)

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How we can measure turgor in cells? Explore the role of turgor in driving carbon and water cycles through phloem and xylem and the impact climate change has on these systems. Then find out how insect pests exploit these high and low pressure transport systems. It’s osmosis beyond potato cores!

Speakers
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Jeremy Pritchard

Professor of Life Sciences Education & Director of Education, College of Life and Environmental Sciences, University of Birmingham
I am a Professor of Life Sciences Education at the University of Birmingham. My research career started with roots in Wales and currently focuses on aphids in Birmingham with stops in the USA, New Zealand and Europe in between. My teaching spans field ecology through to plant functional... Read More →

Exhibitors
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Royal Society of Biology

Royal Society of Biology
Come and talk to us about how we can help you deliver your Biology curriculum and support your Biology teaching. We offer discounted membership for schools, with benefits for pupils and teachers.
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Science and Plants for Schools

Science and Plants for Schools (SAPS) creates opportunities for teachers and students to find out more about plants and to become more interested in plant science. We know that good teachers can bring plant science alive and we want to help them. We are doing this by working with... Read More →


Friday January 11, 2019 3:00pm - 3:45pm
BioSciences 301