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Leaf
A part of the plant that makes most of the plant's food.
Stem
The part of a plant that supports the plant and carries food, water and other materials to and from the roots and leaves.
Root
the part of the plant that anchors it into the ground and gathers water and nutrients the plant needs to make food.
Pistil
The part of a flower where the seed develops and grows.
Photosynthesis
A process in plants that uses energy from sunlight to make food from water and carbon dioxide.
Pollen
Powdery grains in a flower that contain its male sex cells.
Pollination
The transfer of a flower's pollen from anther to pistil.
Producer
An organism, such as a plant, that makes food.
Spore
The tiny cells in a seedless plant that grows into new organisms. Ferms and mosses reproduce by forming these.
Chlorophyll
A green substance in plant cells that helps plants make food by trapping the Sun's energy.
Seed coat
The outer covering of a seed.
Seed dispersal
The movement of a seed from the flower to a place where it can sprout.
Stamen
This is the male part of the flower that surrounds the pistil.
Anther
This is the part of the stamen tht produces and contains pollen.
Sepal
The parts that look like little green leaves that cover the outside of a flower bud to protect the flower before it opens.
Embryo
The tiny plant inside a seed.
Ovule
The part of the ovary that becomes the seeds
Seed
A structure containing a plant embryo that may germinate into a new plant.
Germination
When a seed becomes a sprout.
Dormacy
a resting or nongrowing state.
Fertilization
The joining of pollen with an ovule to form a seed.
carbon dioxide
A gas in the air that a plant needs for photosynthesis
conifer
A type of plant that produces its seeds in cones
oxygen
A gas produced by plants during photosynthesis
chloroplast
The part of a plant cell where food is made. Chloroplasts contain chlorophyll.