Science checkup 1A.txt

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Science checkup 1A.txt
2012-09-11 22:08:42
6th grade science plants part

6ht grade science plants part 1
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  1. Define photosynthesis
    a plants responce to light
  2. Define stomata
    "little mouth" a tiny hole or pore in a leaf
  3. Define chlorophyll
    the pigment,or a coloring that makes plants green and helps carry out photosynthesis
  4. Define glucose
    a tipe of sugar that plants need to live
  5. Define midrib
    a large vane that runs up the mddle of a leaf
  6. Define cuticle
    the waxy covering that coats the skin of a leaf and prevents water from exscaping
  7. Define shoot system
    the part of a plant that is visible above ground
  8. Define root system
    the part of the plant below the ground
  9. Define taproot
    a single main root that penitrates deeply into the ground example:carrot, beet, ternip
  10. Define root cap
    a thick layer of protective sells covering the end of a growing root
  11. Define root hairs
    a tiny projection near the end of a root that finds water and desolved minarals in the soil
  12. Define guard cells
    a pair of cells that surround the stomata on a leaf
  13. Define cellulose
    a touph fibourus material made from gluecose that is used to make the cell walls of a plant cells
  14. Define tropism
    the grouth of a plant in response to a condiction in its environment
  15. What are the colorful leaves some flowers produce that may be mistaken for petals?
  16. What is the long tube in the middle of the flower that has the ovary at its base?
  17. What do we call the process when a sperm cell unitesz with an egg cell?
  18. What is the transfer of pollen from a stamen to the pistill?
  19. What is the living, miniature, underveloped plan that is within the seed?
  20. What do we call scientists who study plants?
  21. What do we call a new variety of plant produced by cross-fertilizing related plants?
  22. Describe the main function of the leaves
    produce food for the plant
  23. Describe the main function of the stem
    to carry nutrients to the leaves
  24. Describe the main function of the viens
    transport liquid and rienforce the structure
  25. Describe the main function of the roots
    absorb water and mnerals for the plant to use
  26. Describe the main function of the flowers
  27. Describe the main function of the petals
    attract bees or other creatures to the flower
  28. Describe the main function of the ovary
    holds undeveoloped seeds
  29. Describe the main function of the stamens
    produce gollen
  30. Describe the main function of the bulb
    insulate the plant from the cold ground and to nourish the plant
  31. After this plant attracts insect with its honeylike nectar, the insects slip into its picher-shaped leaf where they are digested. What is it?
    pitcher plant
  32. The hinged leaves of this plant close on its insect prey like the jaws of a stell trap. What is it?
    venus flie trap
  33. The glistening bait of this plant is its sticky "dewdrop" that trap unwary insects. What is it?
  34. This underwater pland has hollow leaves filled with water that can quickly expand and suck in an insect or small crustacean. What is it?
  35. This is the most important family of food-producing plants, with long, thin leaves and very small flowers. What is it?
  36. Often called legumes, this is the second largest family of flowering plants. What is it?
  37. Most of the members of this family grow from bulbs; thier petals grow in multiples of three. What is it?
  38. This plant has long, narrow leaves and trumpetlike flowers that last only a day. What is it?
    day lily
  39. This colorful and fruitful plant family has petals in multiples of five. What is it?
  40. This is the largest family of flowering plants; each flower is actually a combination of many small flowers. What is it?