|Explore||Don't set them on fire, they need water, sunlight, and maybe fertilizer (manure) and they give us fresh oxygen.|
|Research Question||Will the amount of water given to the plant each day affect its growth and health?|
|Predictions||We think the one with more water will grow more.|
|Experimental Design||We will fill 2 egg cartoon sized thing with backyard soil and put a pea seed in each egg cartoon sized thing. Each day at 2:50 we will water each plant. The first plant we will water 1 teaspoon of lukewarm water and another plant with 1 1/2 teaspoon of lukewarm water for about 2.5 - 3 weeks. We...|
|Conclusion||Our conclusion is that we are still unsure of how much water the plant needs because Tobys seed 2 didn't grow at all and Yoavs seed 1 didn't grow at all and Benjamins seeds both grew but Seed 2 grew more.|
You all got really interesting results. And I totally agree that there is some conflicting information there. It's possible that there were other factors that affected the germination of your seeds separately, including that the seeds may not have been good ones to begin with. Very, very cool! Great job putting the presentation together, and congratulations on an awesome experiment.
Farewell and Best Wishes
As this research project is now in the final stages of wrapping-up, we wish to thank everyone who participated in this inquiry; the students, mentors, teachers and others behind the scenes. We appreciate all of your efforts and contributions to this online learning community.
Scientific exploration is a process of discovery that can be fun! There are many unanswered questions about plants just waiting for new scientists to consider, investigate, and share.
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