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  1. Adaptations in Plants -Video lesson for Kids
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    • Where are the children going to look for plants that adapt to their environment?
      1. The desert, forest, and the sea.
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    • What is the major characteristic of the desert?
      1. Dry, no rainfall.
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    • What is adaptation of plants?
      1. The way plants adjust to their environment.
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    • Why would water evaporate faster from the bowl?
      1. Because the bowl has a wider surface area, therefore there is more exposure to the sun. This means water will evaporate faster from the bowl.
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    • Why don't cactus have leaves?
      1. So that they don't lose water quickly, since there is so much exposure to the sun.
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    • What is the usefulness of spines to the cactus?
      1. They reduce the surface so less water escapes from the plant.
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    • Why is the cactus stem thick?
      1. Help to sore more water/
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    • How does the waxy coating in the cactus help keep water inside?
      1. Helps water from escaping.
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    • How are the roots helpful to the cactus?
      1. To collect water from a large area.
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    • How does stems and leaves help plants in the water?
      1. They are flexible, and allows plants to move freely.
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    • What causes plants to float on water?
      1. They have air space in their stems. Like a balloon full of air.
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    • Why do plants in the forest have large leaves?
      1. The large leaves help to catch as much sunlight as possible.
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    • Why are some plants in the forest poisonous?
      1. Plants need to protect themselves from animals. So they have adapted themselves to be poisonous.
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