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First, we start by planting a seed in the ground. A seed is dry and has a tough outer shell.

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2 First, we start by planting a seed in the ground. A seed is dry and has a tough outer shell.

3 It only takes a few things to make changes happen. Can you predict what changes will happen?

4 The three main things a plant needs in order to survive are: sun, water, and air.

5 The sun provides heat and light for the plant.

6 The plant needs water and air. Can you guess why plants need water and air?

7 Water and air help the plant get nutrients (food) and carbon dioxide from the soil and sky so the plant can grow, grow, grow!

8 Sun Water Air

9 The seed begins to sprout and grow. This stage is called germination.

10 The seed is swelling and getting bigger as the plant develops. The hard casing drops off into the soil.

11 The plant begins to develop a stem, roots and leaves. These are some parts of a plant.

12 The stem moves the water up the plant. Stems help bring the water to the leaves.

13 The roots hold the plant in place. Roots also help store the food and water for the plant to use later.

14 The leaves open as the plant keeps growing. Leaves soak up the sun and help the plant to grow.

15 The plant now develops flowers. The flowers have special parts so that the plant can pollinate.

16 The flowers on the plant are fertilised and new plants will grow.

17 FLOWER LEAF STEM ROOTS

18 FLOWER LEAVES STEM ROOTS

19 Review Time: Air helps the plant get carbon dioxide from the sky Water helps the plant get nutrients (food) from the soil The 3 main things a plant needs in order to survive and grow are: Sun provides heat and light for the plant

20 Review Time: Flower Help the plant to pollinate and grow other plants. Leaves Soak up the sun and help plant grow. The main parts of a plant are: Bonus: Seed is dry and has a tough outer shell Stem Grows upward, moves the water up the plant into the leaves. Roots Holds plant in place and stores food & water.

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