Growing a Salad

Parts and Needs of a Plant

Parts of a Plant

Roots

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Label the root in both English and Spanish.

root - raíz

roots - raíces

Stem

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Label the stem in both English and Spanish.

stem - tallo

Leaves

Let's look at the leaves you brought with you. What is the purpose of leaves? Leaves collect sunlight and make food for the plant. This process is known as photosynthesis.
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Label the leaf in both English and Spanish.

leaf - hoja

leaves - hojas

Flower

What is the purpose of the flower? Flowers make seeds for the plant. They attract insects by producing, or making, nectar. Pollen collects on the legs and bodies of the insect. The insect then deposits the pollen on another plant and that produces the seed. You will rotate through some fun stations to learn more about flowers and how they help the plant.
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Label the flower in both English and Spanish.

flower - flor

flowers - flores

Needs of Plants

Click on the link below to learn about the things plants need.
Add what you learned about the things plants need to your vocabulary poster.

Label the needs in both English and Spanish.

sun - sol

water - agua

space - espacio

nutrients - nutrientes