Survival through Adaptation

Getting Food

Big Ideas

Essential Questions

How do plants get their food?

What factors can limit a plant’s ability to get the food it needs?

How have plants adapted to get food in different environments?

Key Understandings

Every living being needs food to survive.

Plants make their own food using water, sunlight, nutrients, and air from the environment.

Some environments have limited resources for plants to use in making food. Plants need to adapt to survive.