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    • 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 “
    • Copyright of www.makemegenius.com, for more videos ,visit us.What makes a Plant a Plant?Plant CharacteristicsHow are Plants Classified
    • 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
    • Copyright of www.makemegenius.com, for more videos ,visit us.Chloroplasts:
    • Copyright of www.makemegenius.com, for more videos ,visit us.Plant Characteristics• Plants Have aCuticle
    • 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.
    • Copyright of www.makemegenius.com, for more videos ,visit us.Plant Characteristics• Plant Cellshave CellWalls
    • 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
    • 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
    • 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
    • Copyright of www.makemegenius.com, for more videos ,visit us.What is a Gametophyte?• The stage in aplant’s lifewhere itproduces maleand female sexcells.
    • 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.
    • 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
    • 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
    • Copyright of www.makemegenius.com, for more videos ,visit us.Liverwort:
    • 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
    • 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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