Presentation on theme: "Identifying and defining plants"— Presentation transcript:
1Identifying and defining plants Meet the PlantsIdentifying and defining plants
2What do plants need to grow? AirWater – not too much!!LightSoil
3What 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.
4Kinds of plants Edible You can eat it – fruit and vegetables *lettuce* carrotsNon-edibleDon’t eat these*poison ivy
5More 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.
6Plants 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.