Vocab 1
Vocab 2
Plant Facts
True or False
Fill in the Blank
100
A gas in the air that plants and animals need to live.
oxygen
100
When a seed begins to grow.
germinate
100
Leaves control the amount of water in a plant by opening or closing their tiny ________.
holes
100
Plants do not make their own food.
False
100
______________ starts when carbon dioxide enters the plant.
Photosynthesis
200
A substance added to soil to help a plant produce more food.
fertilizer
200
When animals or wind carry pollen to another flower.
pollinate
200
Name the 2 types of cones conifer plants grow.
They grow small pollen cones and large seed cones.
200
The food plants make is a kind of sugar.
True
200
If seeds ___________, or move away from, the parent plant, then they have more room to grow.
scatter
300
A gas in air that is absorbed by most plants.
carbon dioxide
300
A small cell that grows into a new plant. Ferns and mosses reproduce using these.
spore
300
Plants need these 4 things to live and grow.
Air, water, food, and space
300
Stems support the plants and move food from the roots to the rest of the plant.
True
300
A _________, like a carrot, is one long root, but __________ roots spread out.
taproot, fibrous
400
To make more of the same kind.
reproduce
400
A plant with flowers that grow seeds.
flowering plant
400
Name the factors that affect plant growth.
Seasons and temperature
400
Leaves change carbon dioxide and water into sugar and oxygen
True
400
Roots keep plants __________ in the ground, store _______, and take in water and ____________.
stable, food, minerals
500
Any material needed by a living thing for energy, growth, and repair.
nutrient
500
Plants that do not grow flowers to produce seeds. An example is coniferous trees.
nonflowering plants
500
Name the 3 things you use to classify plants
Color, size, and shape
500
After pollination, the seed grows near the center of the flower so that it is protected.
True
500
Plants use __________ from the sun to live and grow.
energy
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