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Plants teresa and laura s

  1. 1. PLANTS TERESA AND LAURA
  2. 2. WHAT IS A PLANT ?  Most plants have three parts .They have a stem,roots and leaves.the stem holds up the plant. They take water from the soil. The leaves collect sunlight. THESE ARE THEIR PARTS:
  3. 3. WHAT ARE ROOTS? Roots grow under the ground and take water from the soil.  Plants need water to live and grow.  Roots also hold the plant in the ground and stop it from falling over.  There are three types :rose bush,leeks,radish. 
  4. 4. WHAT IS A STEM? The stem carries water from the roots to the rest of the plant.It also holds the plant upright.  The stem is filled with tiny tubes. 
  5. 5. WHAT ARE LEAVES? Leaves have many different shapes but they are mostly all green.  Plants use the green colour to make food from sunlight.  There are four types:  Flat and wide.  Round  Long and thin .  Spiky . 
  6. 6. WHY DO PLANTS NEED SUNLIGHT? Plants need sunlight to make food .  They also need water and air .  Plants use the food to live and ground . 
  7. 7. WHAT IS A FLOWER? Flowers only grow at certain times of the year.They make the seeds that grow into new plants.  Flowers have petals ,pollen ,and the part that turns into a seed. 
  8. 8. WHY DO INSECTS VISIT FLOWERS? Flowers attract bees and other insects with their smells and brigth colours.  Many flowers also have a sweet liquid called nectar that insects like to drink  Bees feed on the nectar,moving from flower to flower. 
  9. 9. WHAT IS FRUIT? Fruit often has bright colours and smells good .  It also tastes sweet and juicy.  This is why people and other animals like to eat it!. 
  10. 10. HOW DO SEEDS REACH THE GROUND? Seeds need to reach the ground to grow into new plants .  Some seeds are scattered by the wind.What helps a dandelion seed catch the wind? 
  11. 11. WHY DO WE EAT PLANTS? Plants are very important food for people and other animals.  They give us vitamins and minerals to keep us healthy.  Three examples are : wheat, flour, and bread. 

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