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1 Plants & Classification Notes There will be a quiz on this material soon. Please take notes

2 What are plants? Multi-cellular organisms Make own food (photosynthesis) Have chloroplasts Have rigid cell walls made of cellulose Found all over the world

3 Plants provide: Food Oxygen Medicines Building materials Textiles (fibers) Coloring pigments

4 Plant Parts Roots –Anchors the plant –Absorbs water & minerals –Storage –AKA tuber

5 Plant Parts Stems –Support plant –Storage –Food & water highway Xylem carries water & minerals; goes up stem only Phloem carries food; goes up & down the stem

6 Plant Parts Leaves –Provide food (photosynthesis) –Have chloroplasts (green coloring-chlorophyll) –Transpiration (sweating) –Respiration

7 Plant Classification

8 Plants Without Seeds Need water to reproduce Reproduce with spores Include –Mosses –Ferns –Horsetails –Bladderworts

9 Plants with Seeds 2 types Found all over the world

10 Gymnosperms Means naked seed Often have cones & needle-like leaves Do not have flowers –Ex: conifers, gingko

11 Angiosperms Flowering plants Largest group

12 Angiosperms Monocots –Has 1 food part –Parallel veins –Petals in groups of 3, 6, 9 –Xylem & phloem scattered throughout stem

13 Monocots

14 Angiosperms Dicots –Have 2 food parts –Net-like veins –Petals in groups of 4 or 5 –Xylem & phloem are ring-like in stem

15 Dicots

16 Homework Scavenger Hunt!!! Find the following things: A root A stem A leaf 3 examples of seeds Paste them on a sheet of paper and label each of them Be sure to include your name!!!


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