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Discover how the salt in soil affects plant growth with a few seeds, some cotton, and salt. In this hands-on activity, you will plant seeds in 2 different kinds of soil, containing more or less salt.
This guide outlines how to plant a garden even if you don't have a yard!
In this outdoor activity, learners discover that plants aren't just shoots (stem, branches, leaves, and flowers) growing above ground, but contain plenty of roots growing underground—more than half th
This activity offers learners and their families several ways to raise their awareness together about home water.
In this outdoor activity, learners make their own organic-rich soil. Depending on where this activity is done, learners will probably discover that their local soil is low in organic matter.
In this plant science activity, learners conduct four experiments to observe how plants respond to sunlight and gravity.
In this activity (located in the middle of the page), learners start a garden by planting their socks!
In this outdoor, mystery-solving activity, learners work like detectives, gathering evidence to identify the culprits that are attacking plants.
In this activity (located at the bottom of the page), learners investigate soil and explore the creatures that live in it.
Ivy Rutzky, a scientific assistant at the American Museum of Natural History, introduces an activity where learners create a scientific illustration of a monarch butterfly.
In this plant science activity, learners role play as vegetables and weeds competing for nutrients.