Structure and Functions of Plants: Roots, Stems & Leaves

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Structure and
Functions of Plants:
Roots, Stems &
Leaves
Discovery Education Video
Worksheet
2. What do roots do for the plant?
Absorb
water
Anchors plants into the ground
Absorbs nutrients
3. What do stems do for the plant?
 Support
Leaves
 Transports water and nutrients
4. What do leaves do for the plant?
 Collect
sunlight for photosynthesis
 Where photosynthesis takes place
5. What separates plants from
animals?
 Plants
are able to produce their
own food through photosynthesis.
 Animals can not produce their
own food.
6. Where does photosynthesis
occur in the plant?
In
the chloroplasts with-in
the plants cells
7. What chemicals make up
chlorophyll?
Carbon Dioxide
 Oxygen
 Water (hydrogen and oxygen)

8. What gives plants their color?
 chlorophyll
9. What are carbohydrates?
10. What are two products of
photosynthesis?
Oxygen
glucose
11. Why do deciduous leaves
change color?
Plant
stops the process of
photosynthesis,
12. Why do some trees drop their
leaves in chilly temperatures?
 To
conserve / save energy
13. How are dead leaves still
beneficial?
 They
decompose into new
nutrient rich soil
14. Label the plant diagram using the
terms: root, stem, leaves, flower