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Water Uptake in Plants

In science, Marvellous Meerkats have been learning all about water transport in plants. They were amazed to learn that, inside the roots, leaves and stem, you can find small tubes called 'xylem' and 'phloem'. To investigate how water exits a plant, they conducted a short experiment. The children found that if you tie a plastic bag around some leaves, after a while, it will fog up. This is because of the escaping water vapour. This is rather like water vapour escaping from your lungs when you breathe out. If you look on Twitter, you will see how interested Maeve was in the bags on plants!