Seed Notes Gr 5

The fertilised egg becomes a seed


*petals die

* ovary contains seeds and becomes fruit

* some fruits are soft and juicy and some are dry and tough

* some seeds are light and feathery and blow around by the wind (Wind Dispersal)

* fruits are juicy or sticky

* animals carry fruits around, seeds get stuck to them or they eat the fruits and poop the seeds out (Animal Dispersal)

* fruit or podskin dries up and splits open and seeds shoot out (Explosion Dispersal)



Seed Dispersal


involves the scattering of seeds

methods: wind

water

animal

explosion

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