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Third Grade Science

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life cycle
the stages in the life of a living thing
seed
a plant part that contains a beginning plant and stored food
seed coat
the protective, outer covering of a seed
stem
part of the plant that gives it support; it connects the roots and the leaves and carries water and nutrients between them
roots
part of the plant that absorbs water and minerals from the ground and anchors the plant in the ground
leaves
part of the plant where most of the food is made
veins
tiny tubes in leaves that carry food, water, and nutrients
pollination
movement of pollen from the part of the flower that makes the pollen to the part that makes the seed
germinate
to grow from a seed into a new plant
sprout
to begin to grow
embryo
a tiny plant inside a seed
fruit
part of a plant that holds the seeds