How do you tell the difference between two plants? Do you compare the shapes of the leaf or the type of stem? What about the different colored flowers?
The act of separating plants into different categories is called classification. Classification is used to identify and organize the different types of plants in the world. Scientists created a way to organize plants so they would keep track of them. There are two very important types called Monocots and Dicots that you will be identifying in this activity.
Click on the tabs under each title to learn more about Monocots and Dicots!