Observing Water Moving Through Plants

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We know plants assist in the water cycle, but how do plants get water from the ground into the air? Through a series of demonstrations or labs, scholars observe the movement of water through plants. They microscopically view the cells and ponder the mysteries that are still unanswered.

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CCSS: Adaptable
NGSS: Adaptable
Instructional Ideas

  • Experiment to see if all dyes travel through a plant at the same speed
Classroom Considerations

  • Follow all safety guidelines to avoid cuts and injuries
  • Be aware of any allergies to dyes
Pros

  • Provides links to related lessons for those wishing to learn more
  • Asks questions that rely on higher order thinking skills
Cons

  • None
NGSS