Plants characteristics of plants

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  1. 1. Copyright of www.makemegenius.com, for more videos ,visit us.www.makemegenius.com– Full of ingredients to make your child a genius.“Don’t make me read, make me understand “
  2. 2. Copyright of www.makemegenius.com, for more videos ,visit us.What makes a Plant a Plant?Plant CharacteristicsHow are Plants Classified
  3. 3. Copyright of www.makemegenius.com, for more videos ,visit us.Plant Characteristics• They make their own food–Chloroplasts contain chlorophyll–Chlorophyll absorbs energy from thesun–Plants use the energy to make food -glucose (sugar)–Process is called Photosynthesis
  4. 4. Copyright of www.makemegenius.com, for more videos ,visit us.Chloroplasts:
  5. 5. Copyright of www.makemegenius.com, for more videos ,visit us.Plant Characteristics• Plants Have aCuticle
  6. 6. Copyright of www.makemegenius.com, for more videos ,visit us.What is a Cuticle?–A waxy layer thatcoats the surface ofstems, leaves, andother plant partsexposed to the air.–Keeps plants fromdrying out.
  7. 7. Copyright of www.makemegenius.com, for more videos ,visit us.Plant Characteristics• Plant Cellshave CellWalls
  8. 8. Copyright of www.makemegenius.com, for more videos ,visit us.What is a Cell Wall–a plant cell issurrounded by arigid cell wall–outside of thecell membrane–helps supportand protect theplant
  9. 9. Copyright of www.makemegenius.com, for more videos ,visit us.Plant Characteristics• Plants reproduce with spores and sexcells–there are two stages in a plants life:•sporophyte•gametophyte
  10. 10. Copyright of www.makemegenius.com, for more videos ,visit us.What is a Sporophyte?• A plant in thespore producingstage of life.• Spores can growdirectly into anadult plant
  11. 11. Copyright of www.makemegenius.com, for more videos ,visit us.What is a Gametophyte?• The stage in aplant’s lifewhere itproduces maleand female sexcells.
  12. 12. Copyright of www.makemegenius.com, for more videos ,visit us.More on Gametophytes• Male and femalesex cells mustjoin in order togrow into a newplant. This iscalledFertilization.
  13. 13. Copyright of www.makemegenius.com, for more videos ,visit us.How are Plants Classified?• There are more than 260,000 speciesof plants.• They can be divided into two groups:–Nonvascular–Vascular
  14. 14. Copyright of www.makemegenius.com, for more videos ,visit us.How are Plants Classified?• Nonvascular Plants:–have no pipes to transport water andnutrients–depend on diffusion and osmosis tomove material from one part of theplant to another–They have to be small: mosses,liverworts
  15. 15. Copyright of www.makemegenius.com, for more videos ,visit us.Liverwort:
  16. 16. Copyright of www.makemegenius.com, for more videos ,visit us.How are Plants Classified?• Vascular Plants–Have tissues that deliver neededmaterials throughout a plant - calledvascular tissues.–Can be almost any size.–Are divided into gymnosperms andangiosperms
  17. 17. Copyright of www.makemegenius.com, for more videos ,visit us.How are Plants Classified?• Gymnosperms -- non-flowering plants• Angiosperms -- flowering plants
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