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Life cycle of a plant vocabulary interactive

  1. 1. Life Cycle of a Plant How living things grow, live, and die 2 nd grade Science
  2. 2. A plant’s life cycle starts with a seed. <ul><li>Inside the seed is a tiny new plant. </li></ul><ul><li>The outside of the seed has a special covering called a seed coat. </li></ul>
  3. 3. <ul><li>When the seed gets the right amount of water, warmth, and air, it can begin to grow. </li></ul><ul><li>If conditions remain just right, after a time the little seed will sprout. </li></ul><ul><li>The sprout will grow to look like the plant it came from </li></ul>
  4. 4. As the sprout continues to develop, it will grow roots, a stem, leaves, and flowers which will form more seeds At this stage, the life cycle of the plant begins again.
  5. 5. It Starts With a Seed. <ul><li>From a seed, a small root grows down into the soil. </li></ul><ul><li>Then, the stem grows up toward the surface of the soil. </li></ul><ul><li>Soon, the stem breaks through the soil. When this happens, it is called a sprout. </li></ul>
  6. 6. The Cycle Continues <ul><li>Later, leaves begin to form on the plant stem. </li></ul><ul><li>Now it is called a seedling and can make its own food. </li></ul><ul><li>Finally, the seedling develops into a plant which will look like the plant it came from. </li></ul>
  7. 7. Vocabulary <ul><li>Life cycle ___ </li></ul><ul><li>Leaves ___ </li></ul><ul><li>Stem ___ </li></ul><ul><li>Roots ___ </li></ul><ul><li>Seeds ___ </li></ul><ul><li>Fruit ___ </li></ul><ul><li>Pollen ___ </li></ul><ul><li>Flowers___ </li></ul><ul><li>holds up the plant </li></ul><ul><li>hold the plant in the soil and take in water and minerals </li></ul><ul><li>make seeds </li></ul><ul><li>take in air and use light to make food </li></ul><ul><li>grows around seeds for protection </li></ul><ul><li>grow into new plants </li></ul><ul><li>a powder which makes seeds grow inside a flower </li></ul><ul><li>Shows how a living thing grows, lives, and dies </li></ul>
  8. 8. What Am I ? <ul><li>Using the vocabulary worksheet, help your partner learn the names of plant parts by giving clues. For example, “I take in water and minerals from the soil. What am I ?” </li></ul><ul><li>Give your partner one clue for each vocabulary word. Once you have completed the list with your partner, switch. </li></ul>
  9. 9. Identification <ul><li>Draw and label the following parts of a plant. </li></ul><ul><li>Leaves </li></ul><ul><li>Roots </li></ul><ul><li>Flower </li></ul><ul><li>Fruit </li></ul><ul><li>Seeds </li></ul><ul><li>Stem </li></ul>
  10. 10. The Life Cycle of a Plant Explain the life cycle of a plant and relate the importance of the proper amount of sunlight to the growth and development of a plant.