Botany - Experimental Greenhouse


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Botany - Experimental Greenhouse

Product Details
Budding botanists will love getting their hands dirty in this unique biological science experiment kit. They can learn about plants and seeds by conducting experiments in a specially designed botanical laboratory with greenhouse domes, complete with thermometer and ventilation. Your child can construct an automatic watering system to keep their plants from getting too thirsty. They can grow beans, cress and zinnia flowers in their greenhouses. They can also experiment with plant cells and capillary action. Your child will be fascinated as they learn how roots work to transport water and nutrients throughout a plant. They can conduct experiments that demonstrate how plants need water, light and heat to grow. Your child can discover the strength of a bean and how leaves sweat. They can see why grass grows back after it is cut and how cuttings can grow roots. Your child can germinate fruit and vegetable plants from the seeds in the kitchen. Grow a flower garden. Make tiny plaster bugs to decorate their garden. Collect seeds with their socks and grow a funny grass head. They can make leaf and bark rubbings. You child can also learn how you can force budded branches to bloom in winter.

With a 48-page, full-color illustrated guidebook, this kit teaches botany fundamentals with step-by-step instructions for the hands-on experiments as well as growing information for many common plants.

• 30 Activities

Age Recommendation: 5 -12 years old