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Plant Worksheets

Updated on April 8, 2014

Plant Worksheets and Posters

Lots of plant worksheets for your science students, young and old. I have included worksheets covering topics such as parts of a plant, parts of a flower, life cycles of plants, plant cells, photosynthesis, uses of plants, and more.

You will also find some easy information on different aspects of botany.

I have also included a few related educational botany posters for your classroom or homeschool which are available for you to purchase from Amazon.

Graphic adapted from openclipart.

Functions of Plant Parts PosterCHECK PRICE

Leaves are the parts of the plant which enable it to make its own food (photosynthesis). They are also the site of water loss from a plant (transpiration). You can tell a lot about where a plant lives just by looking at its leaves. Some plants growing in hot places have thick leaves which store water. Some have thin waterproof leaves to enable them to survive long, cold winters. Some in tropical areas have leaves with a waxy surface to enable the water to easily run off.

Roots anchor the plants in the soil to stop them from blowing over in the wind. They also transport water and minerals in the soil to the leaves.

Stems The stem is part of the plant between the roots and the leaves through which the water and nutrients are transported. Woody stems (like tree trunks) have an outer layer of bark to protect the stem.

Flowers are how some plants reproduce to make new plants. When a flower is fertilized, it produces a fruit, containing one or more seeds, each of which can grow into another plant.

Simple parts of a plant labelling worksheet

- flower, stem, leaves, roots

Simple parts of a plant labeling worksheet

- flower, stem, leaves, roots

Simple parts of a plant labeling worksheet

- flower, stem, leaves, roots, fruit, seeds

More complex label the diagram worksheet

- includes terms such axillary bud, lateral shoots, node, petiole, taproot, terminal bud etc

Multiple choice parts of a plant worksheet

Links checked Mar 2014

Label the Parts of a Flower

Label the Parts of a Flower
Label the Parts of a Flower

Public domain picture

courtesy of Noah Elhardt on wikipedia

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The male parts of the flower consists of stamens (made up of a filament and anther) which produce the pollen. The female parts of the flower consists of one or more carpels (made up of an ovary, style, and stigma) and are where the seeds are produced. The petals are often brightly colored and attract insects to the flowers so that they can be pollinated.

Label the parts of a flower

- sepal, ovule,ovary, petral, stigma, style, anther, filament

- answers here

Label the flower parts

- wordbank and definitions included

Label flower parts and match correct descriptions

- Word bank provided.

Links checked March 2013

Pretty Flower Coloring Pages

Flower

Coloring PagesCLICK HERE

Learn More About Plants

Eyewitness Plant (DK Eyewitness Books)
Eyewitness Plant (DK Eyewitness Books)

Learn about plants with DK's usual presentation of stunning photos on a white background. Covers a broad range of topics including flowers and how a plant is pollinated, parasitic plants, carnivorous plants, food from plants, plant classification, and more.

 

Chart Life Cycle Of A PlantCHECK PRICE

In many places in winter, the countryside looks bare as many of the smaller plants seem to have disappeared. Some of them are hiding underground and will appear again in spring. Others have died - after having produced seeds, some of which will germinate in the spring to make new plants.

Sequencing chart

- for cutting and pasting the plants growth pictures in color or black and white

Sunflower and dandelion life cycles

- Scroll about halfway down the page for a Sunflower life cycle cut and stick worksheet and a Dandelion life cycle cut and stick worksheet

Printable tracing and coloring booklet

- to teach about the life cycle of plants and what they need to grow.

Cute drawing and coloring seed to plant worksheet

Draw pictures in the boxes to show how a plant grows from a seed

Scroll down for a coloring page showing the life cycle of a bean plant

Links checked March 2013

Plant Cell Art Poster Print, 24x18CHECK PRICE

American Educational Cells of Plants PosterCHECK PRICE


A plant is made up from many microscopic plant cells which are enclosed by a tough outer wall made from cellulose fibers. They usually contain a large fluid-filled bubble, called a vacuole, which helps the cell keep its shape.

Color the plant cell according to the instructions

- eg mitochondria - red, ribosome - purple etc

Scroll down to Plant Cell for a plant cell diagram worksheet to color and label

Parts of a cell word search puzzle

Plant cell structure crossword puzzle

Links checked March 2013

Photosynthesis Art Poster Print, 24x18CHECK PRICE

A plant makes its own food using sunlight, water, and carbon dioxide through a process called photosynthesis. Photosynthesis takes place in chloroplasts inside the leaves. Chloroplasts contain a green pigment, chlorophyll, which absorbs the sunlight to provide the energy to join carbon dioxide and water molecules together to make sugar glucose. The waste product, oxygen, is released into the air.

Photosynthesis diagram worksheet

2 photosynthesis crossword puzzles at two different levels

Photosynthesis wordsearch

Photosynthesis quiz

- true / false and fill in the blanks

Links checked March 2013

Photosynthesis

www.bbc.co.uk

Helping plants grow well worksheet

www.havefunteaching.com

Plant parts and needs word search puzzle

www.docstoc.com

Worksheet to record the results of science experiments to determine a plant's needs

www.nysipm.cornell.edu

Information, vocabulary, a coloring page, and review questions on what plants need for growth

Links checked Apr 2014

Uses of Plants Worksheets

We are all familiar with plants which we eat (fruit, vegetables, herbs, grains, nuts, seeds) but we use plants for so much more:

- wood from trees for building and furniture

- fibers from the cotton plant to make cotton

- rubber comes from the bark of a tree

- stems of the flax plant to make rope

- cork comes from trees

- soap often contains vegetable oils

- biofuels - fuels made from plants - can be used to run cars and buses

- paper is made from pulp from wood

- many medicines are made from plant product

- and so much more!

e-classroom.co.za/materials-from-plants-and-trees/

Materials from plants and trees - rubber, cane, bamboo, cotton

e-classroom.co.za/food-that-plants-give-us/

Food from plants worksheet

e-classroom.co.za/why-trees-are-important/

Why trees are important worksheet

www.issaquahhistory.org/teachers/activity-7

Scroll to bottom of the page for a Plant Uses worksheet (Native American plant uses)

www.livingrainforest.org/visit/school-visits/rainforest-medicines/

On this page you'll find some Rainforest Medicines worksheets (Plants and animals)

www.fairchildgarden.org/education/schoolprograms/elementaryfair

childexplorerprograms/

On this page you'll find a Pre-visit Activity: Things We Get From Plants

www.edhelper.com/Plants159.htm

Trees and the importance of trees crossword puzzle

www.edhelper.com/Plants199.htm

Trees and the importance of trees crossword puzzle with wordbank

Links checked March 2013

Plant Reproduction Worksheets

Pollination / Seed dispersal

Pollination occurs when the pollen from the stamens is transferred to the carpels. This can be done by animal pollinators (such as bees, butterflies, bats, or birds) or by wind. Once the seeds are produced, there may be a variety of methods of dispersing those seeds, such as being transferred by animals on their coats or in their gut, or by wind, or water.

www.primaryresources.co.uk/science/science2c.htm

Scroll down to the reproduction section for two PDF pollination worksheets - fill in the blanks from a word bank and draw pictures and write descriptions showing how insects help with the pollination of flowering plants

www.greatschools.org/worksheets-activities/6242-pollinating-flowers.gs

A worksheet for students to decide if a flower is pollinated by insects or wind

www.dunedin.govt.nz/facilities/botanic-garden/education-kits

There is a Flower Power Kit here which contains worksheets on pollination

www.gatekeeperel.co.uk/free.html

There's a worksheet here on Adaptations For Pollination (eg colour, scent) and another on Adaptations For Seed Dispersal

www.countrysideinfo.co.uk/seed_dispersl/worksheet.htm

Seed dispersal activity sheet

Links checked March 2013

Types Of Plants Poster SetCHECK PRICE

Plant Classification Worksheets

Several plants classification worksheets, ranging from easy naming of plants to more complex worksheets about bryophytes, gymnosperms, angiosperms, etc.

Link checked March 2013

The leafy borders on this page are courtesy of www.grsites.com

Your Feedback - Feel free to let me know of any broken links or any more websites which have free plant worksheets

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      anonymous 

      5 years ago

      yary good plants around the world

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      anonymous 

      5 years ago

      yaaaaaaaa good to now stof about flowers

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      Donnette Davis 

      5 years ago from South Africa

      Too beautiful! Blessed x

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      pinoyrecipe 

      5 years ago

      such a great lens you have here. keep it up!

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      WriterJanis2 

      5 years ago

      This is such a wonderful resource.

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      vegan3k 

      5 years ago

      Great lens, I love Plants :)

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      sunlightseer 

      5 years ago

      Great resource.

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      EEWorkouts 

      5 years ago

      Thumbs up from a home schooled squid.

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      Mona 

      5 years ago from Iowa

      An excellent resource. Brings back memories where my teacher awarded extra credit for drawing pages like these.

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      Hannah Writes 

      5 years ago

      As a teacher and Girl Scout leader, this is a fantastic resource!

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      Mary Norton 

      5 years ago from Ontario, Canada

      Very useful not only for teachers and students but even for me having learned much reading these.

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      Mary Norton 

      5 years ago from Ontario, Canada

      Very useful not only for teachers and students but even for me having learned much reading these.

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      aliciamaggie54 

      5 years ago

      I remember learning about plants when I was in school. This is a good resource for students. Thanks for sharing.

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