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					The Life Cycle of a Bean Plant

• Some plants do not have fruit that the seed grows in, but have a pod called a bean.

A bean is the part of the plant that holds the seeds.

There are many different kinds of bean plants but they all grow in a similar way.

Stage One

• The bean seed is covered in a hard outer shell. When water is added to the seed,

Stage Two

• it swells and the seed bursts open.

Stage Three

• As the roots grow, a stem will also appear. The bean uses the food in the seed to grow.

Stage Four

• Leaves will grow on the stem and stretch towards the light.

• The bean seed is the part of the plant that is eaten. Peas and lima beans are bean seeds.

And now you know the Life Cycle of a Bean Plant


				
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