Monday, 3 November 2014


Leaves are water-proof, so how does the water required for photosynthesis get into the leaves of a plant?

We saw that the food colouring had gone into the leaves, and that there was a smaller volume of water in the beaker. When we cut the celery stem, we saw coloured tubes in the stem. These are called xylem tissue, and help get the water up the stem to the leaves.

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