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Unformatted text preview: Life Cycle of a Plant Life How living things grow, live, and die 2nd grade Science A plant’s life cycle starts with a seed. plant’s •Inside the seed is a tiny new plant. •The outside of the seed has a special covering called a seed coat. •When the seed gets the right amount of water, warmth, and air, it can begin to grow. •If conditions remain just right, after a time the little seed will sprout. •The sprout will grow to look like the plant it came from As the sprout continues to develop, it will grow roots, a stem, leaves, and flowers which will form more seeds At this stage, the life cycle of the plant begins again. It Starts With a Seed. It •From a seed, a small root grows down into the soil. •Then, the stem grows up toward the surface of the soil. •Soon, the stem breaks through the soil. When this happens, it is called a sprout. The Cycle Continues The •Later, leaves begin to form on the plant stem. •Now it is called a seedling and can make its own food. •Finally, the seedling develops into a plant which will look like the plant it came from. Vocabulary Vocabulary Life cycle ___ Leaves ___ Stem ___ Roots ___ Seeds ___ Fruit ___ Pollen ___ Flowers___ A. B. C. D. E. F. G. H. holds up the plant hold the plant in the soil and take hold in water and minerals in make seeds take in air and use light to make take food food grows around seeds for protection grow into new plants a powder which makes seeds powder grow inside a flower grow Shows how a living thing grows, Shows lives, and dies lives, What Am I ? W hat Am I ? Using the vocabulary worksheet, help your partner learn the names of plant parts by giving clues. For example, “I take in water and minerals from the soil. What am I ?” Give your partner one clue for each vocabulary word. Once you have completed the list with your partner, switch. Identification Identification Draw and label the following parts of a plant. •Leaves •Roots •Flower •Fruit •Seeds •Stem The Life Cycle of a Plant The Explain the life cycle of a plant and relate the importance of the proper amount of sunlight to the growth and development of a plant. ...
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