Tuesday, October 4, 2011

Bean project

         Problem: Which bean will grow best
Background: Knowledge: bean will grow
 Hypothesis: water grows more
Materials: 2 2oz cups, 2 beans, graduated cylinders, dirt, paper towels
         Method: 1. Gather your materials.
2.  Soak the paper on towel in water. 
3. Set the beans on the paper towel and then fold the paper towel in half so that it covers the top and bottom of the beans.
4. Leave the beans like this for at least one day.
5. Go back the next day and unfold the paper towel. 
6. Put two cups out in front of you.
7. Pour soil in one of the cups so that it fills half of the cup.
8.  Do the same to the other cup. 
9. Dig a little whole in the soil. Do the same for the other for the other cup.
10. Set one bean inside the whole in one cup and set the other bean in the whole of the other cup.
11. Dig both of the beans; cover them up with soil.
12. Give one of the plants water and give the other one peach mix.
13. Do this for 3 weeks and measure to see which plant which plant grows more.
14. Collect data.
Experiment: Grew a bean plant in peach mix.
Collected Data: turned in
         Conclusion: The plants both ended up growing 9in in three weeks
         Questions for Extensions: What if the plant was grown with milk?

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