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Year 3 Science with Miss Mears-Sykes

To identify and describe the functions of different parts of flowering plants. 


What can you see on the flowering plant picture below? Can you name any of the parts? Jot down your ideas.


Parts of a plant | Primary Biology - Plants

Watch the video below to find out about the different parts of a flowering plant. Pay attention to the function of each part.

Activity 1

Draw a flowering plant

Using pencil, can you draw a picture of a flowering plant including the following parts? 

  • roots
  • stem
  • leaves
  • flowers


Activity 2

Label your flowering plant

Can you complete the muddled function labels below and add them to your flowering plant diagram?


  • The _____ of a plant take up water and nutrients from the soil. The ____ also keep the plant steady and upright in the soil.
  • The _____ carries water and nutrients to different parts of the plant.
  • The _____ use light from the sun, along with carbon dioxide from the air and water to make food for the plant. This process is called photosynthesis.
  • Some plants have ______. These are involved in reproduction and produce seeds from which new plants grow.