Worksheet: Structure and Function of Plants: Leaves

In this worksheet, we will practice identifying the function of leaves in supporting the survival, growth, behaviour, and reproduction of a plant.


What is the main function of leaves?

  • AThey help plants make new plants (reproduce).
  • BThey help plants make food.
  • CThey help plants absorb water from the soil.
  • DThey transport water to the rest of the plant.


Roots take in water and minerals from the ground. Use the diagram to identify two things that leaves take in to help a plant make food (sugar).

  • ALight energy and carbon dioxide
  • BWater and minerals
  • COxygen and light energy
  • DOxygen and glucose (sugar)

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