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By: yongjianrong (offline)  Saturday, September 05 2009 @ 12:16 AM CDT (Read 3619 times)  

There was question which says "Plant moves by itself", and I selected true for it and got it wrong, may I know why?

Reasoning: Based on the Science PSLE Revision Guide/P3 My Pals are Here! Science textbook, it says that:

"All living things move by themeselves" which means, plants, which are living things, should be able to move by themselves.

My teacher's reasoning: That is a P3 textbook, it has been made to be simple, so they just used the word "move", but now that it is P5, it is changed. That means I followed the textbook and got it wrong!

Doesn't it mean that textbooks are useless? Why bother to refer to them?

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By: sethchew (offline)  Friday, October 22 2010 @ 09:34 PM CDT  

aha! Plants DO move by themselves!
It is true.
was it a true or false question?
plants' roots grow towards water,
plants' leaves and stem grow taller for sunlight.
maybe marking is wrong

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By: handytouch (offline)  Wednesday, November 03 2010 @ 01:04 AM CDT  

Plants grow, the roots grow to get more water from the soil and leaves grow taller to get more sunlight.

I believe the context of the word "move" in the question refer to the change in location meaning from one place to another.

Also, further to P5 topic we understand plants use dispersal method to reproduce as plants are not able to "move".

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