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    In this activity, students relate commonly eaten foods to different parts of the flowering plant life cycle. They use a graphic organiser to identify whether a food is a root, stem, leaf, flower, seed or fruit.

    By the end of this activity, students should be able to:

    • recognise different parts of flowering plants (roots, stems, leaves, flowers, seeds, fruit)
    • understand the roles these parts play in the life cycle of flowering plants.

    Download the Word file (see link below) for:

    • introduction/background notes
    • what you need
    • what to do
    • extension ideas
    • student handout
    • teacher answer sheet.

    Activity idea

    This activity uses a paper-based graphic organiser. Alternatively, you may like your students to use the online interactive graphic organiser from this activity.
    Plant parts

      Published 2 February 2014 Referencing Hub articles