Plant Growth and Adaptations

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Vocabulary Chapter 3 Harcourt Science\n4th Grade


 
  
Created Jan 13, 2013
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EliseColombo

 

 
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Carbon Dioxide
 
A gas  breathed out by animals
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Nutrient
 
Substances, such as minerals, which all living things need in order to grow
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Photosynthesis
 
The process by which a plant makes its own food
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Symmetry
 
The condition in which each feature on one half of an object has a matching feature on the...
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Transpiration
 
The giving off of water vapor by plants
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Taproot
 
A plant's single main root that goes deep into the soil
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Fibrous Root
 
Long roots that grow near the surface; A root system with many roots of the same size
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Germinate
 
To sprout; as from a seed
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Spores
 
Tiny cells that ferns and fungi use to reproduce
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Tuber
 
A swollen underground stem
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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. ...
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Chlorophyll
 
Traps the sunlight in a plant's leaves


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