Experiment with What a Plant Needs to Grow

Experiment with What a Plant Needs to Grow

by Nadia Higgins


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Sunlight, air, water, and minerals help keep plants alive. But do you know how much water is needed for a seed to sprout? Or what a plant will do to find the light it needs? Let's experiment to find out! Simple step-by-step instructions help readers explore key science concepts. Projects include materials easily found around the house and will inspire learning and creativity!

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781467760775
Publisher: Lerner Publishing Group
Publication date: 01/01/2015
Series: Lightning Bolt Books - Plant Experiments Series
Pages: 32
Product dimensions: 7.30(w) x 10.00(h) x 0.30(d)
Lexile: 580L (what's this?)
Age Range: 5 - 8 Years

About the Author

Nadia Higgins is the author of 50-plus books for the school library market.
She also worked as an editor in the industry for almost ten years. Many of her books have a science bent, though she's also written about pop stars, car art,
and zombies. Nadia lives in Minneapolis with her husband and two young daughters.

Table of Contents

What Will a Plant Do to Find Light? 4

Does Fertilizer Help Marigolds Grow? 10

Can Seeds Get Too Much Water? 18

How Do Leaves Get Air? 24

Measures Like a Scientist 28

Fun Facts 29

Glossary 30

Further Reading 31

Index 32

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