What makes up a plant???
How do the different parts work together to keep the plant alive?
- Leaves trap sunlight to make food for the plant
- Leaves take in oxygen and gives out carbon dioxide
- The stem helps to support the plant. It holds the leaves up so that they can get sunlight to make food.
- The stem transports food made from the leaves and water and mineral salts absorbed from the roots.
- Roots hold the plant firmly to the soil.
- They absorb water and mineral salts for the plant.