Driving question : How does a plant grow?
In this activity students conduct a video measurement of the growth of the root and stem of a plant after germination. They analyse the growth curve of the plant and couple the growth speed to available energy.
Topic: Plant physiology,
Concepts: Graph, Photosynthesis, Plant,
Grade level: Middle School (11-14 years),
Activity type: Data video,
Sensors: Not applicable,
Interface requirements: Not applicable,
The Student Worksheet gives investigation instructions for students.
The Teacher Notes includes teacher commentaries such as didactical approach, exemplary questions, assignments and data analysis.
The Science Background describes the scientific principles that underlie the activity.
Coach Activity/Result file can be opened in the Coach 7 Program. This requires Coach 7 to be installed on your computer.
Download activity Graphs of plant growth (.cma7) Download result Graphs of plant growth (.cmr7)