2 3 fast things about flowers Link3 fast things about flowers
3 Essential Question?What are the basic functions of the structures of a flowering plant?
4 Flowers Flowers produce seeds They contain both male & female parts Petals are often colorful or have a scent to attract insects and other animalsInsects & animals help the plant to pollinate (spread pollen)
5 Which flower is more likely to reproduce? Why? The yellow flower is more colorful so it may attract more insects to pollinate it.
6 Parts of a flower Stamen – Male Part of Flower Anther produces pollen that contains sperm cellsFilament is the stalk that holds up the antherPistil – Female Part of FlowerStigma, which is the sticky top where pollen grains landStyle is the stalk down which the pollen tube grows after pollination has taken placeOvary holds the ovules where the egg cells are produced
12 SeedsThe ovule contains the fertilized egg (embryo) which turns into a seed.A fruit is formed from the ovary which protects the seedsSeeds have special structures that allow them to be dispersed (spread) by wind, water or animals