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A __ is a natural, non-living material that can be found in soil.
mineral
__ __ is a gas in the air that plants use to make food.
Carbon dioxide
A __ is an outside part of a flower that is often colored.
petal
__ is a fine, yellowish powder in a flower.
Pollen
__ means to carry pollen to the stemlike part of a flower.
Pollinate
The __ __ is the outside covering of a seed.
seed coat
A __ __ is the part inside each seed that contains stored food.
seed leaf
A __ __ is the stages in the life of a living thing.
life cycle
__ means to begin to grow and develop.
Germinate
A young plant that grows from a seed is called a __.
seedling
Which contains small tubes for carrying water, minerals, and food?

stem, roots, or leaf
stem
Which takes minerals and water from the soil?

stem, roots, or leaf
roots
Which can be wide and flat, long and slender, or shaped like needles?

stem, roots, or leaf
leaf
Which makes most of the sugar used by plants?

stem, roots, or leaf
leaf
Which holds the plant tightly in the ground?

stem, roots, or leaf
roots
True or False
Stems make food for plants.
False
True or False
Leaves of a green plant make a kind of sugar.
True
True or False
Minerals are non-living materials found in soil.
True
True or False
Stems cannot grow along the ground.
False
True or False
Evergreen trees keep their leaves all year.
True
True or False
All cones form seeds.
False
True or False
Wind can carry pollen from one tree to pollinate another.
True
True or False
Bees preven flowers from being pollinated.
False
True or False
Pollen will not stick to a bird's feathers.
False
True or False
Fruits are formed around the center parts of flowers.
True
True or False
A pumpkin is a fruit.
True
True or False
Wind makes it difficult for plants to pollinate one another.
False
True or False
Seeds for a pine tree are made in its cones.
True
Minerals are
a. the food that leaves make
b. natural, non-living materials found in soil
c. not needed for plants to grow
d. a kind of plant stem
b. natural, non-living materials found in soil
Stems are important to a plant because they
a. take water and minerals out of the soil.
b. hold the plant tightly in the ground.
c. turn energy from the sun into food for the plant.
d. carry food and water from one part of the plant to another.
d. carry food and water from one part of the plant to another.
Carbon dioxide is
a. a mineral found in the soil.
b. poisonous to plants.
c. a gas in the air that goes into tiny openings in leaves.
d. a liquid made by the leaves.
c. a gas in the air that goes into tiny openings in leaves.
A pine needle is a kind of
a. stem
b. leaf
c. root
d. fruit
b. leaf
Which of these is a part of a flower?
a. root
b. petal
c. mineral
d. germinate
b. petal
What is pollen?
a. a powder that must move to the center of a flower before seeds can form
b. the part of a flower that keeps insects and birds away
c. the flower of a pine tree
d. the part of a plant where the seeds are
a. a powder that must move to the center of a flower before seeds can form
Bees help pollinate flowers by
a. carrying pollen from one flower to another.
b. making honey to feed young plants.
c. scattering seeds.
d. dancing to tell one another where flowers are.
a. carrying pollen from one flower to another.
Pine and fir trees are examples of
a. evergreens
b. flowers
c. fruits
d. trees that lose their leaves every winter
a. evergreens
Seeds for a pine tree are made in its
a. leaves
b. flowers
c. roots
d. cones
d. cones
What is a seedling?
a. a cone that has not opened
b. a young plant or tree
c. the hard outer coating of the seed
d. a sticky powder found in flowers
b. a young plant or tree
Which of these is NOT a part of a flowering plant's life cycle?
a. germination
b. growth of cones
c. pollination
d. growth of seeds
b. growth of cones
Leaves are important to a plant because they
a. turn energy from the sun into food for the plant.
b. take water and minerals out of the soil.
c. turn pretty colors.
d. hold the plant straight up
a. turn energy from the sun into food for the plant.
Roots are important to a plant because they
a. grow straight into the air.
b. hold the plant tightly in the ground.
c. turn energy from the sun into food for the plant.
d. carry food and water to different parts of the plant.
b. hold the plant tightly in the ground