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Would you like to learn more about plants? Do you need to complete a project for a class assignment or to earn some extra credit? Are you interested in entering a science fair? This book can help you get started. It contains dozens of project ideas as well as ...
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Would you like to learn more about plants? Do you need to complete a project for a class assignment or to earn some extra credit? Are you interested in entering a science fair? This book can help you get started. It contains dozens of project ideas as well as helpful hints for doing background research, choosing a topic, and gathering materials and equipment.
Some of the projects described in Plant Projects for Young Scientists are lengthy and contain specific procedures. Others are merely suggestions that point you in a particular direction or inspire you to pursue interests of your own. While some of the projects are fairly basic, others are more complex and require quite a bit of time and thought.
Author Salvatore Tocci has included a number of classic botany experiments as well as projects that will help students understand important ongoing professional science endeavors. He also encourages young scientists to make use of the Internet and to use computer software programs to make data collection and analysis easier.
Whether you are interested in flowering or nonflowering plants, you're sure to find an appealing project idea in Plant Projects for Young Scientists. You can investigate plant structure and function, plant reproduction, plant hormones, plant heredity, plant ecology, and more.
Provides instructions for and explains the principles behind a variety of botany projects and experiments for home or school.
|Chapter 1||How to Start||9|
|Chapter 2||Nonflowering Plants||19|
|Chapter 3||From Flower to Seed to Flower||38|
|Chapter 4||Plant Structure||53|