Intermediate ESL " How seeds and plants and Two brothers and the Pumpkin Seeds"

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develop

to progress from an embryonic to an adult form
Ex. "Seeds develop into plants only when conditions are right and the seeds have all they need in order to grow."

embryo

An organism in the earliest stage of development
Ex. "The embryo is the part of the seed that becomes the plant."

germination

early growth stage of a plant embryo
Ex. "Germination is the stage at which the embryo inside a seed first begins to grow."

inactive

not progressing or increasing
Ex. When a seed is inactive, it does not grow."

protective

to guard or shield
Ex. The protective covering on a seed, called the seed coat, keeps the seed from being harmed or drying out."

straighten

make straight or straighter
Ex "Plant stem straighten as they grow toward the sun>"

environment

condition of the air, water, soil, etc.

function

the usual purpose of a thing

potential

possible

process

a series of action, developments, or changes that happen in a sequence

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