Describe structures in plants and their roles in food production, support, water and nutrient transport, and reproduction
Plants are living organisms that use sunlight to survive. Most plants need water, soil, and air to grow. Plants can make their own food through a process called photosynthesis.
Plants – the Basics
Living organism: A living thing that is made up of cells and has the ability to grow, use energy, and reproduce. Photosynthesis: The process by which plants create food from sunlight, water, and carbon dioxide. Soil: A mixture of minerals, organic matter, gases, liquids, and organisms that support plant life.
The tallest tree in the world is a coast redwood located in California that is 379 feet tall! Some plants can eat insects! These are called carnivorous plants. Cactus plants don't need much water to survive since they store water in their stems.
Work together in pairs: What is the process by which plants make their own food?
Work together in pairs: Q: What structure in plants helps to transport water and nutrients throughout the plant?
Brain break: Stand up and pose like a plant.
What is the process by which plants make their own food called?
Which of the following parts of a plant are responsible for making food?
Which of the following is not a type of plant?