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Plants kids

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  2. 2. People Need Plants<br />Plants provide US with: <br />Food<br />Fuel<br />Fiber<br />Medicine<br />
  3. 3. Food !<br />
  4. 4. Fiber!<br />
  5. 5. Fuel!<br />Biofuels<br />Firewood<br />Wood chip heating<br />
  6. 6. Medicines and cosmetics<br />
  7. 7. Animals Need Plants<br />
  8. 8. How do animals use plants?<br />Fawns hide <br />Deer and moose eat Skunk Cabbage <br />Ptarmigan chick hides <br />Birds build nests<br />
  9. 9. Plants Need Animals<br />Animals need Plants<br />
  10. 10. Plants need soil<br />Soil Needs Plants<br />
  11. 11. Earth’s oldest and largest living things are PLANTS!<br />a 10,000 year old tree: <br />the Bristlecone Pine in CA.<br />How can these trees live so long?<br />Parts of the tree can die off, and the rest of the tree can still keep living<br />Can tolerate harsh conditions<br />Has dense and resinous wood that resists rot, ice, wind<br />
  12. 12. Some plants in Alaska are poisonous<br />Baneberry<br />Monks hood<br />False Hellebore<br />
  13. 13. Some plants in Alaska are rare and special<br />Pinesap<br />Lady Slipper<br />Pink Monkey-Flower<br />Spleenwort<br />
  14. 14. It is impossible to think of a world <br />without Plants<br />
  15. 15. How can you learn more about plants?<br />Know the local weeds and avoid planting them<br />Ask questions at the Forest service <br />about plants<br />Photograph flowers<br />Plant a garden<br />Collect wild plant seeds to study<br />Be a Bud Burst Buddy!<br />Watch what insects do around plants<br />Ask your family about the plants in your garden<br />Collect fallen leaves or flowers to create art work<br />Smell flowers<br />Go outside and observe nature<br />Use a microscope to look at plant parts<br />Learn to use a field guide for identifying plants<br />Get to Know your local botanist<br />Draw and paint flowers in your garden<br />

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