Lesson plan

Plants: vessels in plants

Use a microscope to see the cells that transport water up the plant. Print with plants, which highlights the vessels.
Science content
Biology: Features, Adaptations of Living Things (K, 1, 3, 7)

Discuss how plants get water to all parts of the plant (via the xylem vessels) and how food moves from the leaves to the rest of the plant (via the phloem).
Do the activities in any order, maybe rotate through stations.

Grades taught
Gr 3