Exploring God's World Grade 3 Ch. 2: Plants (pg. 33-37)
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to make seeds
What is a flower's job?
What is pollen?
What is the act of moving pollen from one part of a flower to another or from one flower to another so that the flower can make seeds.
tiny tubes through which water and food travel from the roots to the leaves and flowers
What does a stem contain?
hold the plant up
What does a stem do for a plant?
What does a leaf do for a plant?
What is the green material in plants called?
chlorophyll and sunshine
What do plants need to make their own food?
What gas do plants take from the air to make food?
What is the simple sugar a plant makes called?
sugars, starches, fats, and cellulose
What does a plant use glucose and other minerals to make?
the process that plants use to make their own food
What is photosynthesis?
a gas that people and animals give off when they breathe and is need for photosynthesis
What is carbon dioxide?
2. carbon dioxide
What four things do plants need to complete the process of photosynthesis?
What helps a plants give off and hold water?
1. hold plant in the ground
2. take minerals and water from the soil and send them through the stem to other parts of the plant
What do roots do for a plant?
tiny root hairs that take in water, minerals, and oxygen from the soil
What are the roots "mouth"?
single cell produced in some plants which can grow into a new plant
What is a spore?
in spore cases
Where are spores found?
the case bursts open and the spores float through the air.
How do spores make new plants?
food and air
What does a spore need to grow?
No. It will not grow if it does not land where there is food and air.
Does a spore have a young plant or food inside of it?
It can grow on food we eat and cause it to spoil.
How is mold harmful?
yeast for bread; get medicine from green mold
How is mold helpful?
mushrooms, ferns, mosses
Name other plants that grow from spores.
a plant that grows from spores
What is mold?
A plant that grows from spores and is often called a soil builder.
What is moss?
the hard outer covering of a seed
What is a seed coat?
sprouts from a plant which can root and form new plants
What are shoots?
the beginning of a new plant on a potato
What is a bud?
A piece of plant cut away from the stem of that plant for the purpose of rooting
What is a cutting?