How We Use Every Part of the Plant

Did you know that nearly every part of a plant can be eaten?

The Earth’s incredible plant diversity and wealth of adaptations means that it is possible to eat leaves, stems, fruits, roots, and even seeds! The parts that are edible all just depend on the plant type.

Download the resource below to help your students think about which plants fall under each category. Encourage them to reflect on common fruits or vegetables they might encounter in their daily lives.

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