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Science Shorts: Plants on the Move

by: Kathleen Damonte

A person gets goose bumps or shivers when they are cold. A rabbit darts down a hole at a loud noise. These two actions are examples of a living things responding to its environment. All living things respond to their environment. Although you might not think of a plant having a response, in this month's Science Shorts you will examine some of the types of responses that plants can have to their environment. This article includes a corresponding activity.


Type Journal ArticlePub Date 4/1/2005Stock # sc05_042_07_49Volume 042Issue 07

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