5th Grade Ch. 4 Lesson 2 How do Stems & Roots Help a Plant

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5th Grade Ch. 4 Lesson 2 How do Stems & Roots Help a Plant

  1. 1. Ch.4 Lesson 2 How do stems & roots help a plant?
  2. 2. stems <ul><li>have 2 special tissues: </li></ul>
  3. 3. <ul><li>xylem tissue - carry materials from roots  leaves </li></ul>
  4. 4. xylem
  5. 5. xylem
  6. 6. <ul><li>phloem tissue - carry sugar away from leaves </li></ul>
  7. 7. phloem
  8. 8. kinds of stems woody non-woody lots of xylem tissue less xylem tissue examples: trees & shrubs examples: pea plants & dandelion
  9. 9. woody stem non-woody stem
  10. 10. functions of roots <ul><li>anchor plant - hold it in place </li></ul><ul><li>some store food </li></ul><ul><li>absorb water from soil- enters thru. root hairs </li></ul>
  11. 11. Youtube-Plant parts song 2 kinds of root systems taproot fibrous roots large root that grows straight down many roots grow in all directions

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