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Balloon Plants

Balloon Plants


Brief Description
Grow plants inside a balloon.

Objectives: The student will be able to:

  • Understand what plants need. to survive.
  • Work as an active member in a team.




Step-by-Step Pictures:

Supplies_opt (1)

STEP ONE: Gather your supplies: large clear balloon, funnel, measuring cup, wipes, seeds (Radish preferably), 1/2 cup of potting soil, 1/4 cup of water.

Fill with Funnel_opt


STEP TWO: Insert the funnel into the balloon and pour your soil in. Add the seeds and pour the water in.

Blow Up_opt

Attatch String_opt











STEP THREE: clean off the mouth of the balloon and blow it up. Tie it off and attach a string to it.

Place in a Sunny Place_opt

STEP FOUR: Hang it up near a window and check it daily for growth.

Note: Make sure it doesn’t get too hot where it is placed, or it may risk popping.