Functions of Roots, Stems, and Leaves
From Workbook WB60, used with Page A97 of Science text.
Terms in this set (16)
roots that form a THICK AND TANGLED MAT just under the surface of the soil
tubes in plan stems that CARRY FOOD made in the leaves TO OTHER PARTS of the plant
TINY HOLES in a leaf where carbon dioxide enters and oxygen exits
A PIGMENT that helps plants use light energy to make sugars
tubes in plant stems that CARRY WATER AND MINERALS
a ROOT that goes straight down so it can REACH WATER DEEP UNDERGROUND
a plant part that HOLDS THE PLANT UP and carries food and water to other plant parts
a plant part that is the "FOOD FACTORY" of the plant
tiny parts of roots that TAKE IN water and minerals FROM THE SOIL
the PARTS OF LEAF CELLS where the food-making takes place
THE PROCESS in which a plant makes food from water, carbon dioxide, and sunlight
These plants have tubes The tubes can be found in roots, stems and leaves.
These plants don't have tubes.
How does food travel in non-vascular plants?
Food made in these plants must travel with water from cell to cell.
Where can non-vascular plants be found and why?
These plants live in damp places and don't grow too large or tall because food travels from cell to cell
Some tree roots begin above the ground and help keep the trees from being blow over by the wind.