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Balloon Plants

Balloon Plants

Make-N-Take

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.

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Step-by-Step Pictures:

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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.

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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.

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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.