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Carolina STEM Challenge®: How to Train a Plant Kit

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Mesh plant development and STEM to allow your students to predict and manipulate plant growth. Students examine seed germination and observe patterns of growth in response to various stimuli. Then they explore the plant tropism of pea seeds to design a system that demonstrates the effects of touch, light, or gravity on plant growth. This hands-on design challenge reinforces concepts such as basic plant anatomy, cell communication, and basic experimental design. Materials are sufficient for 32 students working in 8 groups of 4.


What’s Included:
  • 1 Little Marvel Pea Seed, 1 lb
  • 1 Potting Soil, 8 L
  • 1 Vermiculite, 8 L
  • 1 Fertilizer, 20-20-20, 8 oz
  • 24 Culture Vial
  • 8 Hand Lens, 3x/6x Dual
  • 8 Forceps, Plastic
  • 750 Toothpick, Flat
  • 1 Twine, Roll, 200 ft
  • 24 Petri Dish, 6 x 15 mm
  • 1 Teacher’s Guide with Reproducible Student Handouts
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