Jul 2, 2009

Science Thursday - Plant Cycles

This week's unit was on the Life Cycles of Plant. This is something we have been learning a lot about with our nature study and garden as well, so we just briefly glanced at the book and focused more on the adaptive curriculum experiment and hands-on projects which were pretty interesting...

Her favorite unit on adaptive curriculum was a demonstration of aerobic respiration in a plant.

Then we started on soaking different types of seeds in different containers and under different conditions and we will check on them through out the next week or so to see what happens.

We also peeled the skins off some beans that had been soaking and took a peek at them under the microscope, as well as some prepared slides of different pollens, spores and plant parts.after just two days they were already sprouting...
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