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Ch 7: Plant Adaptations for Elementary School

About This Chapter

If your elementary school students need to review plant adaptations for exams or homework assignments, have them check out these fun science lessons. This chapter also comes with mini quizzes that are designed to improve your students' plant adaptation understanding.

Plant Adaptations for Elementary School - Chapter Summary

This chapter on plant adaptations helps elementary school students learn about the adaptations of several types of plants, such as seaweed, water lilies, Venus flytraps, oceanic plants and much more. Your students can access these lessons at any time, and the chapter includes short quizzes to help them retain important plant adaptation concepts.

Chapter Topics

Students will study adaptations for the following plant types:

  • Oceanic, coral reef, rainforest, tundra, wetland and grassland plants
  • Oak and pine trees
  • Seaweed and seagrass
  • Water lilies
  • Venus flytraps
  • Ferns
  • Mangroves

Who It's For

Kids who need extra help learning about plant adaptations will benefit from the lessons in this chapter. There's no faster or easier way to learn about plant adaptations.

  • Students who have fallen behind in understanding adaptations for different types of plants
  • Students who have learning disabilities or need a little extra help learning about plant adaptations
  • Students who prefer multiple ways of learning about science (visual or auditory)
  • Students who have missed class and need to catch up
  • Students who need an efficient and convenient way to learn about plant adaptations
  • Students who struggle to understand their science teachers
  • Students who attend schools without extra science resources

How It Works

  • Find lessons in the chapter that cover the plant adaptation topics your student needs to learn or review.
  • Press play to watch the video lesson with your student or read through the text lesson.
  • Refer to the video transcripts and highlighted vocab words to reinforce learning about plant adaptations.
  • Test your student's understanding of each lesson with short quizzes.
  • Verify your student understands plant adaptations by completing the Plant Adaptations for Elementary School chapter exam.

15 Lessons in Chapter 7: Plant Adaptations for Elementary School
Test your knowledge with a 30-question chapter practice test
Oceanic Plant Adaptations: Lesson for Kids

1. Oceanic Plant Adaptations: Lesson for Kids

You've observed plants like grass, flowers, and trees that grow in dirt outside your home or school. Did you know that some plants have special traits that allow them to grow in the ocean? Read on to learn more about how these plants survive.

Rainforest Plant Adaptations: Lesson for Kids

2. Rainforest Plant Adaptations: Lesson for Kids

Like animals, plants have certain characteristics that help them survive. This lesson explores what adaptations rainforest plants have that help them live in their extreme environment.

Oak Tree Adaptations: Lesson for Kids

3. Oak Tree Adaptations: Lesson for Kids

Oaks are beautiful trees with special adaptations and features. In this lesson, learn all about these deciduous trees and how their characteristics help them survive in different seasons and conditions.

Pine Tree Adaptations: Lesson for Kids

4. Pine Tree Adaptations: Lesson for Kids

Pine trees are evergreens that grow throughout the Northern Hemisphere. In this lesson, discover the adaptations that allow this tree to survive harsh conditions and thrive in many different locations.

Water Lily Adaptations: Lesson for Kids

5. Water Lily Adaptations: Lesson for Kids

The water lily is a floating plant that lives in the water. It has a number of adaptations that allow it to thrive in this environment, and we'll learn about many of them in this lesson.

Venus Flytrap Adaptations: Lesson for Kids

6. Venus Flytrap Adaptations: Lesson for Kids

The Venus flytrap is very unique plant that eats living things! In this lesson, learn about the adaptations of the Venus flytrap that help this plant snack on insects to survive.

Coral Reef Plant Adaptations Lesson for Kids

7. Coral Reef Plant Adaptations Lesson for Kids

Corals are ancient animals that grow in groups called reefs. In this lesson, learn about different plants that live in coral reefs and how those plants have adaptations that help them survive.

Tundra Plant Adaptations Lesson for Kids

8. Tundra Plant Adaptations Lesson for Kids

When weather is tough in the tundra, the plants must adapt to survive. In this lesson, learn about all the changes plants make to grow despite the tundra's harsh conditions.

Seaweed Adaptations: Lesson for Kids

9. Seaweed Adaptations: Lesson for Kids

Seaweed is a type of algae that is found in marine waters throughout the world. In this lesson, explore the adaptations of seaweed that help it survive a sometimes tough watery environment.

Fern Adaptations: Lesson for Kids

10. Fern Adaptations: Lesson for Kids

Ferns are often used as decorative plants in gardens and in homes. In this lesson, learn about these ancient plants, and discover the adaptations that help them survive and thrive.

Wetland Plant Adaptations Lesson for Kids

11. Wetland Plant Adaptations Lesson for Kids

Do you like being wet? Wetland plants do! These water-loving plants have developed unique adaptations that allow them to thrive in wet and marshy environments. Learn about some of the common adaptations of wetland plants.

Mangrove Adaptations: Lesson for Kids

12. Mangrove Adaptations: Lesson for Kids

While mangrove trees might not seem like more than simple trees, they are actually very strong and resilient structures. Learn about some of the adaptations that make them so special in this lesson.

Grassland Plant Adaptations Lesson for Kids

13. Grassland Plant Adaptations Lesson for Kids

After deserts, grasslands are the second driest habitat. Plants that grow here must be able to survive dry seasons, fires, and grazing animals. This lesson explains how plants in the grasslands have adapted to living in these conditions.

Seagrass Adaptations: Lesson for Kids

14. Seagrass Adaptations: Lesson for Kids

Seagrass might seem like an uninteresting sea plant, but it is actually very important in the ocean world. Come and learn about how seagrass has adapted to its environment in order to play its very important role.

Why Are Plants Green? - Lesson for Kids

15. Why Are Plants Green? - Lesson for Kids

This lesson is about the reasons why plants are green. Read on to find out more about photosynthesis, light energy, other colors of leaves, and something called chlorophyll!

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