Survival through Adaptation

Plant Parts & Patterns

Big Ideas

Essential Questions

What clues do the parts of a plant hold about a plant's environment? How can we put these clues together to make informed guesses about where a plant lives?

How can looking closely at plants help us understand our own environments?

Key Understandings

Plants are complex! Each part of a plant plays a vital role in the plant’s system.

Each part of a plant has adaptations that help the plant survive in its environment.