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Photosynthesis
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Thank a Plant

Photosynthesis
Photosynthesis


Thank a Plant
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A Short Reader

Reading Level
     edHelper's suggested reading level:   grades 3 to 5
     Flesch-Kincaid grade level:   5.41

Vocabulary
     challenging words:    bloodstream, glucose, breathe, absorb, carbon, dioxide, exhale, roots, photosynthesis, depend, several, plant, travels, through, body, deep


Thank a Plant
By Erin Horner
  

1     Breathe in. Breathe out. Now thank a plant. Seriously! The deep breath that you just inhaled contained oxygen. Your body needs oxygen to survive. Oxygen travels to all parts of your body through your bloodstream. Where does that oxygen come from? It comes from plants. Plants use a process known as photosynthesis to produce oxygen for our planet. Photosynthesis doesn't just create oxygen for us; it creates food for the plant as well.
 
2     Photosynthesis is a process. It happens in several steps. First, plants must take in water through their roots. The water travels up the xylem tissues in the plant. Next, the plants absorb carbon dioxide from the air. This happens through .....
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