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Grow a Garden in a Glove


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    Museum of Science and Industry, Chicago

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Grow a Garden in a Glove

Learners use a transparent plastic glove as a container to grow seeds. A different kind of seed can be planted in each finger. A few days after planting, learners will see the seeds begin to sprout in the glove. Use this activity to illustrate the process of germination.

Quick Guide


Preparation Time:
Under 5 minutes

Learning Time:
1 to 4 weeks

Estimated Materials Cost:
$1 - $5 per student

Age Range:
Ages 6 - 14

Resource Types:
Activity, Experiment/Lab Activity

Language:
English

Materials List (per student)


  • Plastic glove
  • Permanent marker
  • Five types of seeds
  • Cotton balls
  • Water
  • Pipe cleaner
  • Scissors
  • Soil
  • Small cups

Subjects


  • Life Sciences
    • Diversity of Life
      • Plants
      • Biodiversity
  • The Nature of Science
    • The Scientific Process
      • Conducting Investigations

Informal Categories


  • Gardening
  • Nature and Environment

Audience


To use this activity, learners need to:

  • see
  • touch

Learning styles supported:

  • Involves hands-on or lab activities

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  • All Rights Reserved, Museum of Science and Industry, Chicago, ©2012

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