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The Plant Life Cycle

In this worksheet, students answer questions about the growing sequence of plants which begins and ends with a seed.

'The Plant Life Cycle' worksheet

Key stage:  KS 1

Curriculum topic:   Plants

Curriculum subtopic:   Seeds, Bulbs and Maturing Plants

Difficulty level:  

Worksheet Overview

QUESTION 1 of 10

We know that all the plants around us grow from seeds. Plants grow seeds to make new plants. 

 

Growth of a plant

 

The seeds are made in the flower. The flower is a bright colour so that insects will see it and visit it.

 

Insect on flower

 

When the petals die, the seeds grow. The seeds grow into new plants. This is called the plant life cycle.

What does the plant grow next, after the leaves?

 

roots stem leaves .....?

Seeds

Flower

Berries

What does the plant grow to make a new plant? 

A tall stem

A long root

Seeds

Flowers

 

Why are flowers bright colours?

To look pretty

To make us pick them

So insects can see them

Which part of the plant grows the seeds?

Stem

Leaves

Flower

What grows after the petals die?

Seeds

Leaves

Roots

Dandelion

 

Which plant grows these seeds?

Daffodil

Dandelion

Daisy

How do these seeds travel? 

 

seeds

By bus

On the wind

Carried by animals

seed

 

These seeds have little hooks. They are carried by...

Bicycle

Animals

Wind

Why do plants make seeds?

To feed animals

For us to eat

To grow new plants

Which two things do seeds need to grow?

Soil

Water

Light

Heat

  • Question 1

What does the plant grow next, after the leaves?

 

roots stem leaves .....?

CORRECT ANSWER
Flower
EDDIE SAYS
After the leaves, the plant grows buds which turn into flowers.
  • Question 2

What does the plant grow to make a new plant? 

CORRECT ANSWER
Seeds
EDDIE SAYS
All plants are grown from seeds, which have been grown by other plants! This is called the life cycle.
  • Question 3

Flowers

 

Why are flowers bright colours?

CORRECT ANSWER
So insects can see them
EDDIE SAYS
Flowers are brightly coloured to attract bees. Bees help the flower to grow seeds!
  • Question 4

Which part of the plant grows the seeds?

CORRECT ANSWER
Flower
EDDIE SAYS
The seeds grow in the flower of the plant.
  • Question 5

What grows after the petals die?

CORRECT ANSWER
Seeds
EDDIE SAYS
The seeds are grown after the petals of the flower have died and fallen off.
  • Question 6

Dandelion

 

Which plant grows these seeds?

CORRECT ANSWER
Dandelion
EDDIE SAYS
Dandelions grow seeds that fly away in the wind. You have probably picked them when you've been walking in fields and blown the seeds so that they fly away!
  • Question 7

How do these seeds travel? 

 

seeds

CORRECT ANSWER
On the wind
EDDIE SAYS
The parachute carries the seeds on the wind.
  • Question 8

seed

 

These seeds have little hooks. They are carried by...

CORRECT ANSWER
Animals
EDDIE SAYS
The hooks make the seeds get caught on our clothes and onto animals' fur or hair.
  • Question 9

Why do plants make seeds?

CORRECT ANSWER
To grow new plants
EDDIE SAYS
We eat seeds, and so do animals, but plants grow seeds to make new plants.
  • Question 10

Which two things do seeds need to grow?

CORRECT ANSWER
Water
Heat
EDDIE SAYS
Plants need light to grow strong, but seeds need water and the right heat to start to grow.
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