How do you drink your water? Did you know that plants are separated based on their transport of this life giving substance. There are the vascular plants, those with tube-like structures. Learn about how water is transported through these plants. Watch and see how maple syrup is made and where it comes from. Learn abou the 3 kinds of vascular tissue and enjoy the animations. The groups of vascular plant are also shown. The nonvascular plants lack the transport tissue contained in vascular plants. How in the world do they survive? Find out and see some examples of bryophytes in this animated ppt that is sure to help your students better understand this topic on plants. They will be fascinated to learn that one of these groups has a circulatory system with a purpose similar to our own. Take them to the Redwood Forest to see some of the largest trees around!!! You could finish by cooking up a batch of pancakes and smothering them with maple syrup or phloem!!! They will love it!
Here are a few other plant related power points you might like:
Plant Cell: The Photosynthetic Cell
Classification of Living Things