Presentation on theme: "Identifying and defining plants"— Presentation transcript:
1 Identifying and defining plants Meet the PlantsIdentifying and defining plants
2 What do plants need to grow? AirWater – not too much!!LightSoil
3 What are the parts of a plant? FlowerThis part makes seeds.StemThis part carries food and water through the plant.LeafThis part makes food for the plant.RootThis part carries water from the soil to the plant.
4 Kinds of plants Edible You can eat it – fruit and vegetables *lettuce* carrotsNon-edibleDon’t eat these*poison ivy
5 More kinds of plants Flowering Plants that have flowers to attract insects.Non-FloweringPlants that don’t have flowers-only leaves.*ivy*fernsConifersPlants that grow cones and do not lose their leaves.DeciduousPlants that lose their leaves each fall.
6 Plants are used in many ways. Lumber comes from trees.Paper comes from trees.Gum comes from tree sap.Medicines come from many plantsCloth comes from cotton plants.