Parts of a Plant

Which parts of a plant have you eaten before?

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Have you ever eaten a root? What about a stem? If you’ve ever eaten carrots, you’ve eaten a root. If you’ve ever eaten celery, you’ve eaten a stem. Every vegetable is part of a plant.

In this section, you’ll learn about the parts of a plant by making a salad that has each part as one of the ingredients. Once you’re familiar with the parts, you’ll look a little closer at them with nomenclature cards and by labeling your own specimen. You’ll also keep track of which parts of a plant you eat throughout the day!

Related topics and things you might want to know already:

What you’ll learn:

  • The parts of a plant.

Pre-lesson discussion questions:

  • Have you eaten any plants today? (Or have you ever eaten a plant?)
  • Do you know what part of the plant you ate?

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  • 4 Sections