Temperature Effect on Plants
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Primary School - Grades K-3
P=Project   E=Experiment
Test the effect of temperature and light on plant's growth. [P]
Interdisciplinary Topic: Weather
Elementary School - Grades 4-6
P=Project   E=Experiment
The effect of radiation and heat on the germination of radish seeds [E]
The Effect of Temperature on the Percentage of Germination of Mung Beans [P]
How does frost damage temperate plants? [P]
Interdisciplinary Topic: Weather
Middle School - Grades 7-9
P=Project   E=Experiment
How Does Herbicide Temperature Affect the Killing of Undesirable Plants? [E]
The effect of temperature on plant growth. [P]
The effect of temperature on the percentage of germination [P]
Does Colored Mulch Affect Soil Temperature? [E]
What is the effect of water temperature on the amount of color in spirogyra plants? [P]
Temperature effect on mold growth [E] [P]
Find out how temperature affects a plant's ability to transport nutrients. [E]
Soil temperature vs. seed sprouting [E] [P]
Determine at what temperature three different types of vegetable seeds die. [E]
Interdisciplinary Topic: Weather
High School - Grades 10-12
P=Project   E=Experiment
The Effects of Episodic Drought on the Rhus integrifolia Phenology [E]
Find out if solar energy can be used to help grow plants in cold weather. [E]
The effects of three common weather conditions on a plant's rate of transpiration [E]
1. What happens to pigment as leaves change color with seasons? 2. Why are two leaves of the same tree different in color intensity? 3. Does the temperature of a refrigerator have an effect on a plants pigment composition? 4 and 5. Compared different, yet similarly colored parts of the plant to determine whether or not the coloring pigment was the same. [E]
A comparison of various mulches in retaining soil temperature [E]
Interdisciplinary Topic: Weather
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