Pollen is Precious

Without pollen, plants cannot reproduce. So how do plants protect their pollen from environmental threats like water? Some plant species produce waterproof pollen, others close their flowers.


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Tags: Design Solutions, Ecosystems
Grades covered: Grades 3–8
Topics: Ecosystems, Engineering Design

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