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Learn how to prepare award-winning science fair projects on plants and botany.<p/> Projects include:<p/> <p>1. How do different conditions affect the speed at which fruit and vegetables ripen?</p><p/> <p>2. How do different types of fertilizers affect plant growth?</p><p/> <p>3. What happens when you grow sweet potatoes next to other plants?</p><p/> <p>4. How do different treatments change how fast seeds sprout?</p><p/> <p>5. How close does a pesticide have to be to protect a plant?</p><p/> <p>6. How does soil pH affect the pH of water that touches the soil?</p><p/> <p>7. Which way is up?</p><p/> <p>8. Roots restrictions</p><p/> <p>9. Can different colors and types of cloth attract or repel insects from plants?</p><p/> <p>10. The effects of light on seedlings germination rate of a plant?</p><p/> <p>11. What affect does the brightness of light have on the growth rate of a plant?</p><p/> <p>12. Does crowding affect plant growth?</p><p/> <p>13. Does Colored Mulch Affect Soil Temperature?</p><p/> <p>14. Does Colored Mulch Affect the Growth Rate of a Plant?</p><p/> <p>This resource is part of the <b><a href="http://www.curriki.org/xwiki/bin/view/Coll_ALoom/BiologyLinksforOLPC"> Biology Links for One Laptop Per Child</a></b> course which contains units on Exploring Life; The Cell; Genetics; Mechanisms of Evolution; The Evolutionary History of Biological Diversity; Plant Form and Function; Animal Form and Function; Ecology; and Astrobiology. </p>


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  • Science > Botany

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