World Builders™                                                          Session Eight  --  Terrestrial Botany             

                      
          Forming the Rocky Surface of Your Planet     

Communities of eukaryotic algae began to grow in the water.

  

 

 

 

Evergreen and Deciduous Plants

How Land Plants Deal with the Seasons

     When plants live in the ocean, the temperature of the water is fairly constant. The plants do not have to adjust to large temperature changes. However, when plants live on land, they have to adapt to a wide range of temperatures, both during the day and over the course of a year.

 

 


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