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Plant Adaptations: Why Needles, Why Leaves?

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Stem and roots of a plant pressed against the wall of a glass jar. Caption: Roots and stems are sensitive to gravity.

Some plants have leaves and some have needles, but they all need a way to absorb sunlight, nutrients, air, and water. Shares a basic overview of plant structure and the essential role plants have on earth. Defines deciduous, coniferous, photosynthesis, and capillary action. Suggests several classroom experiments.

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