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PLANTS

UNIT 1

PLANTS
Have leaves, roots, a stem and flowers. Produce seeds.

Make their own food.

PARTS OF A PLANT

PARTS OF A PLANT
The ROOTS take in the water The STEM supports the plant

The LEAVES take in air and sunlight

The FLOWERS produce seeds

SEEDS
Seeds grow inside fruit. Fruit protects the seeds. Animals eat fruit and throw the seeds away. New plants grow from the seeds.

IDENTIFYING LEAVES
Leaves have two parts. They have a stalk and a blade. Some leaves are big and some are small. Leaves are different shapes. This is because they have different margins.

WHAT DO PLANTS NEED TO GROW?


Water Light (sun) Air Soil

WATER
Water is necessary for proper germination of seeds. Plants need water for growth.

LIGHT
Green plants need sunlight in to make their own food.

AIR

SOIL

LIFE CYCLE OF A PLANT


Plants are born, they grow, they reproduce and they die.

TYPES OF PLANTS
BUSHES They are plants with a lot stems and leaves. GRASS It is a plant. It is thin and bendy.

TYPES OF PLANTS
TREES
Trees are plants with a thick, hard stem called trunk. They have branches, leaves and twigs. Some trees have flowers and fruit. Trees have a lot of roots!

TYPES OF TREES
There are two types of trees: deciduous and evergreen.

DECIDUOUS: Trees lose EVERGREEN: Trees their leaves in autumn. have green leaves all year.

Exercise 1a

Exercise 1b

Exercise 2

Exercise 3

REMEMBER

Exercise 4

Exercise 5a

REMEMBER

DECIDUOUS: Trees lose their leaves in autumn. EVERGREEN: Trees have green leaves all year.

Exercise 5b

PARTS OF A FLOWER

LETS NAME FLOWERS

Poppy

Daisy

Rose

Tulip

PLANTS REPRODUCE
Flowers have stamens which contain pollen. Wind or insects move the pollen to other flowers and the flowers reproduce.

PLANTS REPRODUCE
Some flowers turn into fruit. The fruit contains seeds. The fruit matures and falls to the ground. New plants grow from the seeds.

THE USAGE OF PLANTS


Some plants are aromatic. Lavander smells nice and we use it in perfumes. Some plants are medicinal. Some plants taste nice. We use them as a condiment in cooking.
Examples: AROMATIC: Lavander & rose MEDICINAL: Lime blossom (tila) & camomile CONDIMENT: Parsley & oregano

PLANTS ARE IMPORTANT


Plants are very important. They give us the vitamins and minerals we need to grow and stay healthy. Plants give us the oxygen we need to breathe, too. Wood from trees gives us heat and shelter, and we also make paper from trees. We make medicine from plants, too.

LETS REVIEW WATCHING SOME VIDEOS


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