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  • 1. PARTS OF A PLANT SAINT DENIS SCHOOL – 4 GRADE
  • 2. Today you will learn… • To identify the different parts of a plant • To describe how the different plant parts work
  • 3. Can you name the parts of a plant? • • • • ROOTS STEM LEAF FLOWER_
  • 4. ROOTS • Roots hold the plant in the soil • They act like straws: they absorb water and nutrients from the soil.
  • 5. PlANT ROOTS
  • 6. TREE ROOTS
  • 7. STEM • The stem supports the plant, so it can get lots of light • It carries water and nutrients from the roots to the different parts of the plants
  • 8. PLANT STEMS
  • 9. TRUNKS • The stem of a tree is called trunk and is covered with bark.
  • 10. leaves • Capture sunlight to make food for the plant. • This process is called photosynthesis
  • 11. leaves
  • 12. flowers • They are the reproductive part of most plants • It is in the flower that seeds start to grow. • Their petals are colourful to attract insects.
  • 13. flowers
  • 14. seeds • Seeds are the part of the plant that make new plants. • When they germinate (start to grow), they will develop into new plants. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TJQyL7KRmw
  • 15. seeds • Seeds form in fruits
  • 16. FRUIT • Fruits contain seeds • Fruits can be fleshy like apples or hard like nuts.
  • 17. Round-up http://www.boardworkseducation.com/media /d768ee0d/Elementary%20School%20Scien ce%20Sample/Plant_Animation_US.swf
  • 18. Let’s see what you learned…
  • 19. QUESTION 1 What do the roots of a plant do? A) Make food for the plant r B) Take up water and help the plant keep steady in the soil
  • 20. QUESTION 2 What does the stem of a plant do? A) Anchor the plant into the soil B) Carries water around the plant and helps keep the plant upright
  • 21. QUESTION 3 What do the leaves of a plant do? A) Take inr light and help make food for the plant B) Help support the plant
  • 22. QUESTION 4 What three things does a plant need to grow? r A) Food, friends, and orange juice B) Water, light, and warmth