Parts & Functions
Plant Growth
Plant Reproduction
Photosynthesis
Potpourri
100
Part that anchors the plant and takes water and nutrients from the soil
What are roots?
100
The tiny part of the seed that can grow into a new plant
What is the embryo of a seed?
100
Plants make other plants like themselves.
What is: reproduce?
100
The primary food producing part of green plants
What are leaves?
100
The sticky, top part of the pistil
What is the stigma?
200
Part that provides support and transfers water and nutrients to the different parts of the plant
What is the stem?
200
The process of when a seed begins to grow or sprout
What is germination?
200
The 2 groups of plants
What are: plants that reproduce by seeds & plants that reproduce by spores?
200
The process in which green plants make their own food
What is photosynthesis?
200
The top part of the stamen where pollen is made
What is the anther?
300
The male part of the flower that contains the pollen
What is the stamen?
300
3 things a seed needs to begin to grow
What are: water, the proper temperature, & air?
300
How mosses and ferns reproduce
What are: spores?
300
The green material in leaves that traps energy from the sun
What is chlorophyll?
300
The part of a plant, usually at the bottom of the flower, that has the seeds inside and turns into the fruit we eat
What is the ovary?
400
The female part of the flower that catches the pollen grains
What is the pistil?
400
4 ways seeds are dispersed
What are: wind; water; fruits "explode" to shoot seeds away from parent plant; animals eat and drop them, pass them out; seeds hitch a ride on animal fur or feathers? (Any 4)
400
For seeds to form, pollen must be moved from the stamen to the stigma.
What is: pollination?
400
3 things needed for photosynthesis to take place
What are: sunlight, carbon dioxide, & water?
400
The part of the ovary that becomes the seed
What is the ovule?
500
The part of the flower that looks like leaves and protects the flower bud
What are sepals?
500
A period in which a plant has no active growth due to changes in the environment
What is dormancy?
500
How plants are pollinated
What are: the wind and insects (bees)?
500
Products produced during photosynthesis
What are: oxygen & sugar?
500
Peaches, walnuts, pecans, & pears
What are: (examples of) fruits?
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