Plants

Overview

Plants are all around us. But they're not the stagnant creatures you might think! Plants fight for survival -- for turf, light, and sometimes even mates. But unlike animals, plants have the unique ability to make their own food. The middlemen between us and the Sun, plants take the Sun's energy and convert it into food. In ecosystems around the world, many diverse species of plants have specific adaptations for coping with their environments. Come along with Discovery Channel's PLANTS and get to know your leafy, ...
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Overview

Plants are all around us. But they're not the stagnant creatures you might think! Plants fight for survival -- for turf, light, and sometimes even mates. But unlike animals, plants have the unique ability to make their own food. The middlemen between us and the Sun, plants take the Sun's energy and convert it into food. In ecosystems around the world, many diverse species of plants have specific adaptations for coping with their environments. Come along with Discovery Channel's PLANTS and get to know your leafy, rooted friends. You won't believe some of the amazing things plants do.

Describes the appearance, life-cycle, pollination, food, and development of the amazing plants all around us.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780836832181
  • Publisher: Gareth Stevens Publishing
  • Publication date: 6/28/2002
  • Series: Discovery Channel School Science Series
  • Format: Library Binding
  • Pages: 32
  • Age range: 8 - 11 Years
  • Product dimensions: 8.40 (w) x 10.00 (h) x 0.30 (d)

Table of Contents

Plants 4
At-a-Glance
Vegging Out 6
Q & A
Plant Planet 8
Almanac
An Apple a ... Year 10
Timeline
Faith in a Seed 12
Eyewitness Account
Mean and Green 14
Scrapbook
The Plant Doctor 16
Heroes
Pollination: To Bee or Not to Be 18
Picture This
Older Than the Dinosaurs 20
Amazing but True
Around the World in 80 Bites 22
Map
Saving Seeds 24
Scientist's Notebook
Livin' Large 26
Virtual Voyage
The Suspicious Specimens 28
Solve-It-Yourself Mystery
Wild Plants 30
Fun & Fantastic
Final Project
Classroom Garden 32
Your World, Your Turn
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