Parts of Plants PowerPoint

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Structure and Functions Parts of Plants:

Structure and Functions Parts of Plants Grade 3 Standard L.OL.03.31

Plants:

Plants Can you identify the parts of a plant? 1? 2? 3? 4? 5?

Roots:

Roots Absorb water and minerals from soil Anchor plant in soil Store extra food for future need Waka Jawaka, Roots, August 21, 2055 via Flickr, Creative Commons Attribution

Taproot System:

Taproot System Thick and swollen dominant root Few finer branches Hard to pull from the ground For example… Carrots Dandelions Color Line, Carrots - Carota - Wortels - Geze - 胡萝卜 - zanahoria - carotte - ニンジン , August 21, 2005 via Flickr Creative Commons Attribution

Fibrous Root System:

Fibrous Root System No main branch - network of many roots Very fine and thin Prevent erosion For example… Coconut palm Grass roots Nattu, It ’ s real and it ’ s happening, January 6, 2008 via Flickr, Creative Commons Attribution

Stems:

Stems Plant support Plumbing System Conduct water and nutrients from roots Sends glucose from leaves *Glucose is the form of food* AA (Noname), Hairy Stem, August 23, 2011 via Flickr, Creative Commons Attribution

Herbaceous:

Herbaceous Soft Bendable Do not remain standing year-round For example… A FLOWER! Jojo Nicdao, Flower and Butterfly, August 23, 2008 via Flickr, Creative Commons Attribution

Woody:

Woody Hard Not Bendable Remain standing year-round For example… A TREE! Skenmy, Tree Trunks, July 30, 2007 via Flickr, Creative Commons Attribution

Leaves:

Leaves Food making factory Captures sunlight to make food This process is called photosynthesis Rev Stan, Summer Leaves, July 17, 2010 via Flickr, Creative Commons Attribution

Simple Leaves:

Simple Leaves Single leaf attached to a stem For example… Maple Leaf Oak Leaf Ginkgo Leaf Samenstelling, Maple Leaves 2, October 9, 2010 via Flickr, Creative Commons Attribution

Compound Leaves:

Compound Leaves Leaf made up of smaller leaves These are called leaflets For example… Black Walnut Honey Locust DDFic , Mimosa bush from below, May 19, 2007 via Flickr, Creative Commons Attribution

Flowers:

Flowers Reproductive part of the plant Pollen and tiny eggs called ovules Pollination of flower + fertilization of ovule Ovule development into fruit! Joe Shlabotnik, Flower, November 18, 2007 via Flickr, Creative Commons Attribution

Fruits and Seeds:

Fruits and Seeds Fruits: Protect Seeds Fleshy like an apple OR hard like a Nut Seeds: Contain new plants epSos.de, Red Raspberry Fruits / Ice Frozen Food in Winter, January 1, 2009 via Flickr, Creative Commons Attribution

NOW…:

NOW… Can you identify the parts of a plant? 1? 2? 3? 4? 5?

PowerPoint Presentation:

Flower Fruit Leaf Stem Roots

Works Cited:

Works Cited Plant parts . (n.d.). Retrieved from Missouri Botanical Garden website: http://www.mbgnet.net/ bioplants/parts.html The Great Plant Escape . (n.d.). Retrieved from the University of Illinois Extension website: http://urbanext.illinois.edu/gpe/index.cfm