CBSE Science Class 6

Getting To Know Plants

Getting To Know Plants - Chapter Wise CBSE Solved Question and Answer Based On NCERT

Points To Remember:

  • Plants can be grouped into herbs, shrubs, and trees. Other types of plants are climbers and creepers.
  • Herbs are short with tender stem. Stem in shrubs is hard but not very thick whereas trees have hard, thick brown stem.
  • The plants with weak stem that cannot stand upright and spread on ground are called creepers. Whereas plants take support on neighbouring structures and climb up are called climbers.
  • Leaf has different parts such as petiole, lamina, and midrib. Photosynthesis takes place in leaves in which they use carbon dioxide and water.
  • Water comes out of leaves in the form of vapour. This is called transpiration.
  • Roots absorb water and minerals from the soil. Roots are of two types-tap root and fibrous root.
  • Plants having the reticulate venation have tap roots while plants having the leaves with parallel venation have fibrous roots.
  • Parts of flower are sepals, petals, stamens and pistil. Pistil has stigma, style and ovary. Parts of stamen are anther and filament.

Chapter 7: Getting To Know Plants