Type
Word Search
Description

cambium
chloroplasts
dispersal
embryo
flower
germination
leaves
petals
phloem
photosynthesis
pistils
pollination
rootcap
roothair
roots
seedcoat
sepals
stamen
stomata
taproot
transpiration
vasculartissue
xylem

Diversity of Life Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

the process in which plants make their own food Photosynthesis
the most visible and showy part of the plant petal
Green leaf like structures around the base of the petals sepals
orange or yellow part of the filament anther
male sex cell sperm
female flower part pistil
flattened tip of the pistil stigma
the process by which organisms create new individuals of their own kind reproduction
the combination of two cells fertilized
when two cells meet and unite pollination
long and thin part of the stamen filament
movement of seeds away from parent plant seed dispersal
becomes the root of the seed embryo
water is carried through plants from the roots, leafs, and out the stomata. transpiration
allows plant to capture and convey light energy Chlorophyll
straw like structure inside the stem xylem
when animals turn unusable energy into usable energy cellular respiration
takes sugars from the leafs downward phloem
building blocks of life cells
energy source for the seed cotyledon

Unit 2: Plants for Food and Fibre Word Search

Type
Word Search
Description

germination
fruit
embryo
anther
filament
ovary
style
stigma
sepals
petals
pistil
stamen
pollination
ovules
asexual reproduction
genes
respiration
transpiration
photosynthesis
chlorophyll
osmosis
diffusion
fibrous root
root hairs
taproot
fiber

All About Plants Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

Completes its life cycle within a year Annual
Plants life cycle normally taking two seasons Biennial
A green pigment in plants absorbing light energy used to carry out photosynthesis Chlorophyll
An organelle found in plant and algae cells where photosynthesis occurs chloroplast
An angiosperm which has two seed leaves dicot
Young plant developing from the zygote embryo
Joining on a sperm cell and an egg cell fertilization
Part of stamen supporting an anther filament
Sprouting of the embryo from a seed that occurs where the embryo resumes growth germination
A plant producing seeds that ae not enclosed by a protective cover gymnosperm
An angiosperm with one seed leaf monocot
A structure containing egg cells ovary
A plant lasting for three seasons or more perennial
The vascular tissue through food moving in some plants phloem
Process where a plant captures energy in sunlight and is used to make food photosynthesis
A threadlike root that anchors nonvascular plants to the ground rhizoid
The male reproductive part of a flower which produces pollen stamen
Pollen grains land on this sticky part stigma
Small openings on surface layers of a leaf and is controlled when a gas enters and exits the leaf stomata
Cell organelle storing materials such as water, salt, protein, and carbohydrates vacuole
System of a tube like structure in plants where minerals an food move vacular tissue
Vascular tissue carrying water upward from the roots to every part of the plant xylem
A fertilized egg zygote

PLANTS: Roots, Stems, and Leaves Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

Threadlike projection from a plant root Root hair
Covers the tip of the root Root cap
Outer layer of a root and the whole plant Epidermis
Layer under the epidermis Cortex
Series of hollow tubes Vascular system
Seed plant that does not produce a flower Gymnosperm
Seed plant that produces flowers Angiosperm
Roots that never touch the ground Aerial roots
Thin, branching roots Fibrous roots
Single, main stalklike root Taproot
Grow at the bottom of a plant's stem Prop root
Woody stems are covered with Bark
Support structure for a plant Stem
Series of tubes that moves water and minerals up the stem Xylem
Moves sugars that are made plant's leaves to other parts of the plant Phloem
Layer that separates xylem and phloem layers Cambium
Soft, green, and bendy stems Soft stems
Process of making food Photosynthesis
Tiny pores on the underside of the leaves Stomata
Loss of water through a plant's leaves Transpiration

Plant Structure Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

the main organs of photosynthesis and transpiration leaves
a long and thin supportive or main section of something stem
the hollow base of the carpel of a flower, containing one or more ovules ovary
the part of a stamen that contains the pollen anther
(in a flower) the part of a pistil that receives the pollen during pollination stigma
the male fertilizing organ of a flower, typically consisting of a pollen-containing anther and a filament stamen
the part of a plant that attaches it to the ground or to a support, typically underground, conveying water and nourishment to the rest of the plant via numerous branches and fibers roots
each of the parts of the calyx of a flower, enclosing the petals and typically green and leaf-like sepal
each of the segments of the corolla of a flower, which are modified leaves and are typically colored petal
a slender threadlike object or fiber filament
a flowering plant's unit of reproduction, capable of developing into another such plant seeds
the ovule-bearing or seed-bearing female organ of a flower, consisting when complete of ovary, style, and stigma. pistil

Plant Vocabulary Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

de up of many cells; makes its own food through photosynthesis; all plants are living things, but they cannot move like animals; examples of plants include trees, grasses, flowering plants, and mosses. Plants
a young plant sprouts from a seed; first sprout will turn into a seedling and then a small plant; to germinate, a seed needs the right conditions, including water, nutrients, and temperature. Germination
a plant structure that contains a young plant, food supply, and protective coating; Seeds are used by plants to create new plants; a seed can only produce the kind of plant it came from. Seed
a plant that uses flowers to reproduce; plants having seeds in a closed ovary; a plant that can produce fruit or flowers. Angiosperm
the transfer of pollen from the stamen (male) to the stigma (female); pollen can be transported from one flower by other living organisms or the wind to another flower; this is how they reproduce. Pollination
a biological process by which plants create offspring by combining their genetic material – sperm and egg, called gametes. Sexual Reproduction
In flowering plants (angiosperms) it begins with pollination, the transfer of pollen from anther to stigma on the same flower or to the stigma of another flower. Once the pollen grain lodges on the stigma, a pollen tube grows from the pollen grain to an ovule. Flower
one of the often brightly colored leaves of a flower Petal
a part of a plant, shaped like a leaf, that lies at the base of a flower; sepals hold and protect developing flower buds. Sepal
a yellow powder produced by the stamen of a flower; pollen fertilizes the pistil of another flower; without pollen, plants could not reproduce. Pollen
male reproductive organ of a flower that produces pollen; the stamen is made up of two parts, the anther and the filament Stamen
the part of a flower's stamen that contains the pollen; you can see these sticking out of the flower – they are the tips of the filaments. Anther
the part of a flower’s stamen; the slender stalk, the filament supports the anther Filament
the female reproductive organ of a flower that can be fertilized by pollen. Pistil
the part of a flower’s pistil that receives pollen and the pollen grain germinates; the stigma is the sticky Stigma
the part of the flower’s pistil that is a long, slender stalk that connects the stigma and the ovary. Style
in the flowering plants, an ovary is a part of the female reproductive organ of the flower; it is the part of the pistil which holds the ovule(s) and is located above or below or at the point of connection with the base of the petals and sepals. Ovary
a small body that contains the female reproductive cell of a plant; develops into a seed after fertilization Ovules
seed plants (such as conifers – pine trees or cycads) that produce “naked” seeds not enclosed in an ovary; non-flowering plants; can not produce fruits, they produce cones reproduce by pollination and sexual reproduction. Gymnosperm
plants without flowers that use spores instead of seeds to reproduce: has a root system, a stem, and large divided leaves, called fronds; ferns grow in m Fern
a reproductive cell that can grow into a new organism without fertilization; spores develop on the underside of the fern’s fronds and look like little dots; the spores are carried away from the leaves by wind and water. If the spore lands in moist, shaded soil, it can grow into a new plant. Spore
reproduction not requiring fertilization; its nucleus splits and the parent cell divides into two equal parts. Types of asexual reproduction include cell division, budding, fission, or spore formation, not involving the union of gametes Asexual reproduction
the process in which plants use the energy in sunlight to make food; green plants use their leaves to capture the sun’s light and carbon dioxide from the air. They combined this with water taken in by the plant’s roots. The result is sugar. This sugar gives the plant the energy it needs to grow. During photosynthesis plants release oxygen into the air for us to breathe. Photosynthesis

Flowering Plants: Reproduction Word Search

Type
Word Search
Description

asexual reproduction
clone
germination
fruit
cotyledons
differentiation
developement
endosperm
pollination
embryo sac
pollen grain
gametophtes
filament
anther
sepal
receptacle
penduncle
petal
ovule
ovary
style
stigma
carpel
stamen
megaspore
microspore
flower

PLANT LIFECYCLE Word Search

Type
Word Search
Description

prediction
petal
anther
stigma
ovule
stamen
pistil
diagram
life cycle
flowers
fruit
seedling
observation
plumule
seed
roots
germination
pollination
environment
cotyledon
radicle
hilum

Plant Vocabulary Words Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

the process when organisms make more of their kind reproduction
male and female sex cells unite to make new life sexual reproduction
the male part of a flower stamen
the long, thin part of the stamen filament
small pieces of pollen that contains the sperm pollen grain
the female part of a plant pistil
the base of the pistil ovary
the female sex cell egg
how male and female sex cells unite pollination
a system of tubes that take water and minerals upward through the stem to the leaves xylem
the process of how plants make their food photosynthesis
how animals react when they eat a plant cellular respiration
the green substance that absorbs sunlight for photosynthesis chlorophyll
the male sex cell sperm
controls what enters and leaves the leaf stomata
what goes in reactant
what comes out product
when water travels throughout a plant transpiration
sucks in water from the soil for the plant roots
takes in carbon dioxide and releases oxygen leaf

3rd grade Parts of a Plant Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

A gas in the air that plants take in and humans breate out. oxygen
The part of the flower that covers the bud before it blooms. Sepal
Something in leaves that makes them look green; used in photosynthesis. chlorophyll
A sweet liquid inside of a flower that butterflies, insects and some birds drink. nectar
A gas in the air that plants give off and humans breathe in. carbon dioxide
When pollen from one plant reaches another plant of the same kind. pollination
What is one way seeds travel? wind
What is a second way that seeds travel? water
What is a third way that seeds travel? animals
The sprouting of a seed/when a plant begins to grow. germination
One of the colored flaps that attracts birds and insects. petal
Powder like substance on the top of stamens. pollen
The male part of the flower that has pollen sacs on the top. stamen
The female part of the flower where eggs are stored. pistil
The sticky, top part of the pistil. stigma
What is one thing that plants need to grow? sunlight
What is a second thing that plants need to grow? water
What is a third thing that plants need to grow? air
What is a fourth thing that a plant needs to grow? soil
Part of the plant that transports water, minerals and food from the roots to the flower and leaves. stem
Absorb (take in) water and minerals from the soil. roots
Part of the plant where food is made by photosynthesis. leaves
Part of the plant that makes seeds. flower
The process by which green plants make their own food. photosynthesis
The tiny plant inside the seed. embryo
Part of the plant that has an embryo (baby plant) inside it. seed
Protects the seed seed coat
Provides the embryo with food. seed leaf