Plant Biology Science Projects

Plant Biology Science Projects

by David R. Hershey, Hershey

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Overview

Plant Biology Science Projects by David R. Hershey, Hershey

Features around two dozen intriguing science projects about seed plants which are used because they're readily available, inexpensive and quickly and easily grown indoors. The experiments include topics such as the effect of acid rain on plants and growing plants in hydroponic solutions. Each project requires no unusual equipment and includes a step-by-step experiment, followed by suggestions for further investigations.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780471049838
Publisher: Wiley
Publication date: 01/09/1995
Series: Best Science Projects for Young Adults Series , #4
Pages: 176
Sales rank: 808,475
Product dimensions: 7.09(w) x 10.00(h) x 0.47(d)
Age Range: 12 - 17 Years

Table of Contents

Partial table of contents:

SEEDS.

Bean Seed Imbibition.

Germination Percentages of Different Types of Seeds.

Determining the Best Sowing Depth.

Carbon Dioxide Production and Oxygen Consumption by GerminatingSeeds.

PLANTS AND WATER.

Stomatal Density of Different Leaves.

Environmental Factors Affecting Transpiration.

Acid Rain Injury to Plants.

LIGHT AND PHOTOSYNTHESIS.

Photosynthesis in Leaf Disks.

Starch Testing of Leaves.

Plant Carbon Dioxide Deficiency.

C-3, C-4, and CAM Photosynthesis.

SOILS AND FERTILIZERS.

Plant Growth in Various Potting Soils.

Fertilizer Cost and Plant Growth.

Soil pH and Plant Growth.

HYDROPONICS.

Plant Growth in Various Nutrient Solutions.

Plant Mineral Nutrient Deficiency Symptoms.

Appendices.

Glossary.

Index.

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