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Level 3 Homework _| Term 4 — Plants in Action _| Due Date: 3 Dec. Dear Students and Parents, This week you will be completing an angles maths sheet. Again you have two options for your Plants in Action Homework — you need to choose one activity to complete. If completing the Colourful Celery Activity, you will need parent supervision to cut the celery up. This week you can choose between: + Makit celery. Look at activity cards 112 and 114, and choose one activity to complete (or you could do one white flower and one piece of celery!). You only need to leave them in coloured water overnight. OR * Drawing Plants — Fill in the sheet on the back of this homework. Look around your garden or local area to find examples of the types of plants listed. Draw a picture of each one and write down where you found it Try to do a small part of your homework each night, so that you don't have to do it all at once. Don’t forget to practise your times tables and to read for 20 minutes a night. Plants oe Draw the following: Moss Ferns Water planis Eucalypts #7057 Science: Student Workbook a4 ‘© 2002 Howker Brownlow Education je RET EEE | — Conifers Flowering plants ee: ET re MOeenOcica? Create purple celery. STEPS 1, Cut the celery into pieces of the same length. Chop off the bottom, and at 10 om ( in) below the leaves. 2, Fill each glass with an equal amount of water 3, Add 10 drops of red and 10 drops of blue food colouring to each jar. 4, Place one piece of celery in each glass. 5. After one hour remove the first piece of celery from the jar. Has anything changed? Peel the round part and measure how far up the celery the colour has gone. plant. You can see from the celery that over a period of ‘ime the plant draws water up Just tke people, plants need water to survive. Plants get water from the soil through their roots. Inside the plants through its capillaries all the are capillaries that allow the way through its system. water to travel through the 6. Remove the celery from the jars at different times — after two hours, four hours, six hhours, eight hours and overnight (you have six glasses). Peel, and measure the colour. ‘Observe the difference to the celery after each time interval and make notes in a journal. = @ STEPS 1. Fill the glasses with water. 2. Place three or four drops of food colouring in each glass. Mix colours to make new colours. This will give you different coloured flowers. For example, mixing red and blue will make purple; red and yellow will make orange; and yellow and blue will make green, Make as many different colours as you can. The flowers draw the water up the stem and into the petals. As this water is coloured the water that reaches the petals is also coloured and causes the petals to become ‘that colour If you cut the stem of 3. Place a flower in each glss es Coloured water inside the stem and leave overnight. [ 4, The next morning you will have flowers of all colours, ‘They make a very interesting gift for someone special. @ @ G) @ ® G