How do plants adapt to different environments?

In this lesson, we will learn how plants adapt to survive in hot and cold environments.

How do plants adapt to different environments?

In this lesson, we will learn how plants adapt to survive in hot and cold environments.

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Key learning points

  1. What a plant adaptation is
  2. How plants adapt to extreme hot and cold
  3. How plants adapt to attract animals or keep them away

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3 Questions

Q1.
What are the three main stages of transpiration?
Water fills the leaves
Correct answer: Water is absorbed by the roots
Correct answer: Water is expelled through the stomata
Correct answer: Water soaked up through the stem
Water travels into the flower
Q2.
How many factors affect the rate of transpiration?
2
3
Correct answer: 4
Q3.
If a plant does not have enough water, it will.....?
explode
grow
Correct answer: wilt

3 Questions

Q1.
Tick the two ways that plants adapt to survive in hot conditions.
Correct answer: thick stem to hold water
thin stem for fast transpiration
Correct answer: waxy leaves to prevent water loss
Q2.
Tick the closest definition to the word 'adapt':
Correct answer: change or modify
grow really tall
remain the same
Q3.
True or false: Plants adapt over time to their environments to help them survive.
False
Correct answer: True

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