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Primary School - Grades K-3
P=Project   E=Experiment
How does acid rain affect plants? [P]
Elementary School - Grades 4-6
P=Project   E=Experiment
The Effect of Acid Rain on Marigold Plants [E]
Find out if lemon acid can kill plants. [P]
The effect of acid rain on plant growth and germination. [P] [P] [P] [P]
The effect of toxins and pollutants on plant growth. [P] [P] [P]
The effect of detergents on plant growth. [P] [P]
What are endangered species? [E] [P]
What is the effect of ozone on plant growth. [P]
The effect of magnets on the growth of radish seedlings. [P]
What Is the Effect of Jalapeno Pepper Spray On Ladybugs? [P]
Middle School - Grades 7-9
P=Project   E=Experiment
Do Carbon Dioxide Levels Affect the Germination and Growth of Plants? [E]
Can Plants Adapt to Water Pollution? [E]
The Effect of Different Water Pollutants on Corn [P]
How do oil spills affect plant growth? [P]
What Is the Effect of Used Motor Oil on the Germination and Growth of Plants? [P]
The effect of detergents on plant growth [E] [P]
Do electromagnetic fields affect plant growth? [E] [P] [P]
What are the effects of acid rain on plants? [P] [P] [P] [P]
The effect of antibiotics on plant growth [P]
The effects of x-ray radiation on seed germination [P]
The effects of artificial gravity, ultraviolet light, and magnetic fields on seed germination and the growth of the root. [E]
Absorption of pollutants in different soil types [P]
High School - Grades 10-12
P=Project   E=Experiment
The Effects of Acid Rain on Different Materials [E]
New Apparatus for Testing Effect on Plant Transpiration by Two Greenhouse Gases [E]
The effect of radiation (x-rays) on the germination and growth of plants. [E] [E]
The effects of UV on Phaseolus vulgaris (Common bean), and whether or not the plant can repair damage caused by the radiation. [E]
The Effects of Metals on Plant Growth [E]
The effect of radiation on the germination and growth of flowering plants [P]
The effect of burned soil on seed germination. [E]
Conducting reference toxicity tests with lettuce seeds [E]
Removing pollutants by plants (phytoremediation) [E]
Allelopathic influence - the effect of one plant species on another [E]
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