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SCIENCE Apologia Botany Lesson 9 Trees

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Fill In the blanks with the correct term. 1. 2. 3. 4. The space between the nodes is called ____________________________. A tree seed that sprouts into a plant is called a ______________________________. ___________________________________ develop from leaf scars, and are not located at the end of twigs. The _______________________________________________ a thin layer of cells that produces new xylem and phloem. It causes the tree trunk to get _________________________ every year. 5. The bud at the end of a twig is called a _____________________________.

Circle the letter of the correct answer that will fill in the blank. 1. A seedling is called a _______________________________ once it grows to be a few feet high. a. Masting b. Seedling c. Sapwood d. Sapling 2. The __________________________is the dead wood in the very center of the tree trunk. It gives the tree strength. a. Bark b. Heartwood c. Masting d. Sapwood 3. The ________________ is made up of the phloem. It transports food from the leaves downward to the rest of the tree. a. Bark b. Inner bark c. Internodes d. Heartwood 4. __________________ are places on a twig where other buds formed. a. Nodes b. Sapwood c. Internodes d. Bark

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When a tree has an abundance of seeds it is called _______________________________. a. Sapling b. Seedling c. Bark d. Masting

Circle True if the statement is true and False if the statement is false. 1. Acorn weevil insects that pollinate flowers. True 2. False

Bark is the outer layer of the tree and it provides protection for the living parts of the tree. The outer bark is often called the cork of the tree. True False

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Angiosperms plants that produce flowers. True False

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Sapwood wood of saplings. True False

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Imperfect Flowers flowers that have both male and female parts. True False

SCIENCE Apologia Botany Lesson 9 Trees (Answer Key)


Fill In the blanks with the correct term. 1. 2. 3. 4. The space between the nodes is called _____internodes_______. A tree seed that sprouts into a plant is called a _______seedling_________.

Quarter __ Quiz __

___Auxiliary buds____ develop from leaf scars, and are not located at the end of twigs. The ___vascular cambium___ a thin layer of cells that produces new xylem and phloem. It causes the tree trunk to get ___wider___ every year.

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The bud at the end of a twig is called a ___terminal bud____.

Circle the letter of the correct answer that will fill in the blank. 1. A seedling is called a ______________________________ once it grows to be a few feet high. a. Masting b. Seedling c. Sapwood d. Sapling 2. The __________________________is the dead wood in the very center of the tree trunk. It gives the tree strength. a. Bark b. Heartwood c. Masting d. Sapwood 3. The ________________ is made up of the phloem. It transports food from the leaves downward to the rest of the tree. a. Bark b. Inner bark c. Internodes d. Heartwood 4. __________________ are places on a twig where other buds formed. a. Nodes b. Sapwood c. Internodes d. Bark

5.

When a tree has an abundance of seeds it is called _______________________________. a. Sapling b. Seedling c. Bark d. Masting

Circle True if the statement is true and False if the statement is false. 1. Acorn weevil insects that pollinate flowers. True 2. False

Bark is the outer layer of the tree and it provides protection for the living parts of the tree. The outer bark is often called the cork of the tree. True False

3.

Angiosperms plants that produce flowers. True False

4.

Sapwood wood of saplings. True False

5.

Imperfect Flowers flowers that have both male and female parts. True False

Answer the following questions: 1 Name three benefits of having trees. ______They help clean the air by removing pollutants.____________________________________________ ______They provide food and shelter to all kinds of animals. _______________________________________ ______They provide wood for furniture, houses and everyday items like paper, etc...____________________ ______Their roots anchor the ground in place and reduce erosion caused by wind and rain. ______________ 2 3 How much water does a tree lose through transpiration? _______more than 90%_________________

What kind of trees are the tallest in the world? ______________redwood trees________________________