Digital Interactive Content

Plant Parts and their Functions

Growth of a bean plant

Observe the growth of a bean plant from a seed to a seedling! Can you identify the different parts of the plant as they emerge?

How tall can a tree grow?

Observe how the different parts of  a tree work together to allow trees to grow tall! The phloem refers to the food-carrying tubes in the stem which transport food made by the leaves. The xylem refers to the water-carrying tubes in the stem which transport water absorbed by the roots to the rest of the tree.

Venus flytrap

Carnivorous plants such as the Venus flytrap grow in nutrient-poor soil. As a result, they have modified leaves which trap and digest unsuspecting insects to provide them with extra nutrients!