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Mac science (leaves)

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Leaf parts
vein, blade, petiole
vein
transport system of the leaf
blade
broad flat edge of the leaf
petiole
stem of a leaf where the xylem and phloem are located
photosynthesis
the process plants make their own food by using energy from the sun (means 'putting together with light')
chloroplast
part of the plant cells that capture light energy that is used for the food making process
stomata
small opening or pore usually on the underside of a leaf where gases enter and leave a plant
a leaves job
the food making factory of the plant
types of leaves
broad leaf (example: oak)
needle leaf (example: pine)