How Do Plants Grow Here? explores the adaptations that plants that live and thrive in harsh environments have to enable them to find the water and nutrients they need, as well as survive the impact of excessive heat, cold, or other environmental stressors.
Science Curriculum links
• BS (ACSSUO30) Living things grow, change and have offspring similar to themselves
• LW: Living things are suited to their particular habitat and they respond to environmental changes, both natural and human
Some plants can grow in very harsh environments. Plants that live in harsh environments have adaptations that enable them to absorb water and nutrients, and to withstand extreme climatic conditions.
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