Fire and Ice

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Explore Some research that we did was to figure out what temperature best germinates the cilantro seeds based on our research it showed the 13-18 degrees celsius best germinates herbs. This helped us pick two of our five temperatures.
Research Question What water temperature with best germinate the cilantro seeds?
Predictions The room temperature water will best germinate the seeds. The colder water will germinate the seeds better than the hotter water.
Experimental Design Our plan is to put the seeds in petri dishes so we can see when they germinate, we will make sure that our water temperature is at the temperature that we want which is 5, 10, 20, 35, and 50 degrees Celsius.
Conclusion Our conclusion was that our hypothesis somewhat supported our first trial and did not support our second trial. In the first trial, it supported the experiment because the 10 degrees celsius ended up germinating the cilantro seeds better than the 35 and 50 degrees celsius. The 10 degree celsius...
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This group did a great job of designing their experiment and understanding the importance of multiple trials. They ran several trials of their germination experiment first and noticed some inconsistencies in data, so they ran several more trials of each variable. They worked well as a group...

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Hi Jessica, I wanted to update you on how our plant project went over these past several weeks. Overall, both of our trials gave us relatively the same results. The petri dishes that contained seeds that were watered with extreme temperatures (5 degrees C and 50 degrees C) showed the least amount of growth throughout our experiment. The petri dishes with the seeds that were watered with more moderate temperatures (10 degrees C and 20 degrees C) definitely showed the most growth and change during our two trials. We would all like to thank you for your help and great ideas throughout these past few weeks! Your opinions and thoughts truly helped us to improve our experiment and understand more about what setting up an experiment is like- as well as what should be included in it. We're really glad we had someone like you to help and guide us along the way. Thank you!!

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