Pond Plant Adaptations

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Plants can grow almost anywhere on earth, including in water, such as freshwater ponds! Intriguingly, these plants have interesting methods of adapting to their water-logged life, including free floating or large floating leaves that connect to long stems that reach the dirt below. Review these unique adaptations with your student while completing this fascinating worksheet that reviews how pond plants adapt to their environment!

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Students should know how aquatic plants adapt to life in freshwater ponds. By understanding the unique adaptations these plants develop, students can gain a deeper understanding of how living things adapt to different environments.