Presentation on theme: "Putting It All Together"— Presentation transcript:
1Putting It All Together How Plant Parts Help The Plant Meet Its Basic Needs
2A Plant flower leaves stem roots Ask: Which parts of the plant that we have talked about are not shown in this picture? (Fruit and seeds)roots
3Roots How do roots help plants meet their basic needs? Roots help to hold the plant in soil, rocks, or wherever the plant is growing.Roots take in water and nutrients from the soil.Roots can store water and nutrients.
4Stem How do stems help plants meet their basic needs? Stems grow up from the roots and help a plant reach the air and light.The stem transportswater and nutrients fromthe roots to the leaves andflowers.The stem supports the leaves and flowers.
5Leaves How do leaves help plants meet their basic needs? Leaves make food for the plant using the air, water, and sunlight.Different environments have different amounts of sunlight and water available for leaves to make food for the plant.
6Flower How do flowers help plants meet their basic needs? Flowers attract insects such as bees, butterflies, and bats.These animals pollinate the flowers so the plant can reproduce.The flower makes the seeds.
7Fruit How does the fruit help plants meet their basic needs? The fruit of the plant stores the seeds.Sometimes, the fruit is eaten by animals and the seeds are deposited back to the ground in their waste.
8Seeds How do seeds help plants meet their basic needs? Seeds help the plant reproduce.
9How Plant Parts Help The Plant Meet Its Basic Needs rootstemleavesflowerfruitseedsattracts insectsmakes seedsstores seedsmakes food from water, sunlight, and airmoves water from the roots to the leavesgets water and nutrients for the planthelps the plant reproduce