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1 Page Number TitleDate 16 – 17 Seeds April 16 EQ: How do I describe the parts of a seed?

2 Seed Plants Most common type of plant on Earth All seed plants share 2 characteristics – Vascular tissue – Use seeds to reproduce EQ: How do I describe the parts of a seed?

3 Vascular Tissue Two types – Phloem – vascular tissue through which food moves – Xylem – tissue through which water and nutrient move EQ: How do I describe the parts of a seed?

4 Seeds Structures that contain a young plant inside a protective covering Different from seedless plants in that they do not need water for sperm to travel EQ: How do I describe the parts of a seed?

5 Three parts to a Seed Embryo Stored food Seed coat EQ: How do I describe the parts of a seed?

6 Embryo Young plant that develops from the zygote Already has the beginnings of root, stem and leaves EQ: How do I describe the parts of a seed?

7 Cotyledons Food stored inside one or two seed leaves part of the embryo Embryo uses food stored in seed to help it continue to grow EQ: How do I describe the parts of a seed?

8 Seed Coat Outer covering of seed Acts like plastic wrap and keeps the seed and its food from drying out Allows seed to remain dormant for a long time EQ: How do I describe the parts of a seed?

9 Seed Lab Page 16 This is an independent lab. You will be using the vocabulary from your notebook. For each seed you will: – Draw each one – Separate the seed and make some observations using the hand lens – draw and label the parts of a seed


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