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Excel 5th Grade: Science Chapter 4 (Plants)
Mr. Woods Study Guide -- St. Mary Wooster
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How do leaves help a plant?
Leaves are made of cells & tissues, and the process of photosynthesis takes place in the cells.
What is the structure of a plant's leaf?
B. Spongy tissue
C. Leaf opening
D. Vessel Tissue
How are plants different than animals?
A. Plants make their own food, and animals don't.
B. Plant cells are square, and animal cells are round.
C. Plants are mainly green, while animals are all kinds of colors.
Why is it important that tubes connect the leaf to the rest of the plant?
A. The tubes carry food to the rest of the plant.
B. The tubes carry air (oxygen) to the rest of the plant.
A. It is the process that plant and some other organisms use to make sugar for food.
B. CO2 + H2O > C6 H12 O6 + O2
C. Chloroplast are the organelles responsible for photosynthesis
D. Chloroplast are the organelle in plant cells that contains chlorophyll, which enables the plant to make its own food.
E. Chloroplasts are cells and the outer layer of a leaf. The epidermis is tissue, the leaf is an organ.
How do roots and stems help plants?
A. Stems and roots are major plant organs. They have special structures and jobs to perform.
What are important facts about plant stems?
A. Stems are plant organs
B. Stems hold plants up to get light.
What two things do vascular plants have?
Xylem & Phloem
What does Xylem do?
Xylem carry materials from the plants roots to its leaves.
What is Phloem?
A. Phloem are tissues that carry sugar away from the leaves.
B. In trees the Phloem is just under the stalk, in fact, the bark is made of the dead phloem.
What types of stems have a lot of Xylem tissue?
What are two examples of Woody Stem Plants?
Trees and Shrubs
What types of stems have much less Xylem?
What are two examples of non-Woody Stem Plants?
Pea Pods Plants and Dandelions
What job do the roots have in a plant?
They absorb water and minerals, and hold the plant in place. They anchor the plant, and store food.
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