Plant Growth And Adaptations

Vocabulary Chapter 3 Harcourt Science\n4th Grade
 
Created Jan 13, 2013
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Carbon Dioxide
A gas  breathed out by animals
Nutrient
Substances, such as minerals, which all living things need in order to grow
Photosynthesis
The process by which a plant makes its own food
Symmetry
The condition in which each feature on one half of an object has a matching feature on the...
Transpiration
The giving off of water vapor by plants
Taproot
A plant's single main root that goes deep into the soil
Fibrous Root
Long roots that grow near the surface; A root system with many roots of the same size
Germinate
To sprout; as from a seed
Spores
Tiny cells that ferns and fungi use to reproduce
Tuber
A swollen underground stem
How does Light and Putting Together describe the process of photosynthesis
The leaves use the energy from lightto put together the carbon dioxide and water to make sugar. ...
Chlorophyll
Traps the sunlight in a plant's leaves


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