Study Guide 04/23/2012

  1. How could you grow apples without starting from apple seeds?
    You grow apples by grafting branches to another tree.
  2. What is the function of the stamen?
    The function is to make pollen.
  3. What is a carrot?
    It is a taproot.
  4. What part of the plant carries materials to and supports the plant?
    The stem is the part of the plant.
  5. Why do daisies have a flexible stem instead of a woody stem?
    Because they do not need the support of a wooden stem.
  6. Why are the pine needles and a tulip leaf alike?
    They are alike because both are kinds of leaves.
  7. What do plants need to live?
    Sunlight, water, and carbon dioxide.
  8. What do all plants have?
    All plants have cells.
  9. How are sunlight and plant reporduction linked?
    They are linked because plants turn sunlight into energy for reproduction.
  10. What is a fern?
    A fern is a plant that grows from spores, not from seeds.
  11. What is a spore?
    A spore is a single tiny cell.
  12. What happens to a plant that grows with seeds?
    The fruit separates from the parent plant.
  13. What happens in photosynthesis?
    In photosynthesis, plants take carbon dioxide, water, and sunlight energy and turn into sugar.
  14. How are taproots and fibrous roots different and how are they alike?
    They are alike, because both are anchor plants and both absorb water and minerals from the soil.

    They are different because fibrous roots spread out in many directions, while taproots are large, main roots that grow straight down.
  15. Explain how a grass is pollinated and then fertilized?
    Wind blows the pollen from grass into the pistil of another grass plant.

    A pollen tube grows from the pollen into the ovary, where the sperm cell from the pollen and the egg cell in the ovary combine in a process called fertilization.
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Study Guide 04/23/2012
Chapter 2 - Energy from Plants