NCERT Solutions for Class 7 Chapter 5 Transportation in Animals and Plants

All living organisms need to transport materials like food, water, and oxygen to various parts of the body. Food and oxygen are transported to all the cells in the body for growth and respiration. Transportation in animals are the circulatory system helps in the transport of nutrients in the glucose, amino acids and fats to different parts of the body. Every cell receives absorbed nutrients through the circulating fluid tissue called as blood. Transportation in plants is a vital process to circulate water, essential nutrients, excretory products and gases within the plant for various purposes. Vascular tissues mainly bring about transportation in plants. Vascular tissues are the conducting tissues formed by xylem and phloem in plants. Water and minerals are transported to various parts of a plant by a suction force.