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Book 26: Making New Plants: How Flowering Plants Reproduce

Levels: 3-4
Contextual strands: Living world icon. Living world


This topic gives children an opportunity to investigate and understand how reproduction (whakaputa uri) happens in flowering plants (tupu puāwai). Flowering plants' reproductive structures are the focus of the levels 1 and 2 companion book, Flowers, Fruits, and Seeds , Book 25 in this series. You need to ensure that the concepts of that book are firmly in place before beginning this more advanced topic.

Concept overview

Use the concept overview, which is also on the inside front cover of the book, as a reference for the concepts that relate to Making New Plants: How Flowering Plants Reproduce.

PDF icon. Read the concept overview (PDF 42 KB)

Links with other titles in the series

Companion book:

This book also has links with other books in the series:

  • Book 7: The Bush (L3-4, Living World)
    develops the concepts introduced in Is This a Plant?
  • Book 44: Spring is a Season (L3-4, Living World, Planet Earth and Beyond)
    discusses the relationship between plant development and seasonal changes

Assessment resources

Search the science section of the Assessment Resource Banks (ARB) website to find resources that assess the 'big idea' learning outcomes referred to in the concept overview for this title.