Plant Adaptations - Laguna Middle School

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Plant
Adaptations
Pine
Needles
Pine Needle Adaptations
Won’t
die in the snow
Conserves water
High surface area
Banana Leaves
Banana Leaf Adaptations
Catches
lots of sun
Huge surface area
Cactus
Cactus Adaptations
Holds
lots of water
Doesn’t lose water easily
(evaporation)
Spines protect from animals
Fern
Fern Adaptations
Large
surface area
Spores on the bottom to
make offspring
Poison Oak
Poison Oak
Waxy
coating keeps water in
Toxin to keep animals away
Rose Bush
Rose Bush Adaptations
Thorns
protect the plant
Thick stems support and
protect
Flowers attract bees
Inside the Foldable
 Write
a definition of “adaptation” in
your own words
 “An
 Explain
adaptation is…”
why plants look different
 “Plants
look different because…”