Item ME029006: A plant makes its food from carbon dioxide and water.

Where does the food that a plant needs come from?

  1. The food comes in from the soil through the plant’s roots.
  2. The food comes in from the air through the plant’s leaves.
  3. The plant makes its food from carbon dioxide and water.
  4. The plant makes its food from minerals and water.

Distribution of Responses

Chart showing distrubtion of responses for Item ME029006

Percent of students responding correctly

Overall37%
Grades 6–833%
Grades 9–1240%
Male39%
Female35%
Primary Language is English37%
Primary Language is not English32%

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