Students will design, perform, and document their own experiment examining the effect(s) of a plant growth regulator (PGR). All students are expected to have a basic understanding of a variety of PGRs based on an introductory worksheet. Students are then divided into groups of 2 – 4 to do additional background research on one PGR that they have been assigned. Each group will then design a specific hypothesis about the effects of their assigned PGR using their choice of monocots and/or dicots in different stages of development. Data analysis and write-up can be done collaboratively or individually if used as a summative assignment. Students’ understanding of plant growth regulators and the nature of scientific inquiry can be reinforced with an optional mini-conference after submission.
Through a series of explorations involving the use of Indigenous stories, students will learn about the importance of plants and their relationship with us and the natural environment. By deepening... read more
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We are most accustomed to making observations directly with our eyes. Students therefore often find it conceptually challenging to comprehend the reasoning and logic used by scientists studying atoms... read more
Throughout a series of explorations involving the use of Indigenous People's stories students will learn about the importance of plants and their relationship with us and the the natural environment.... read more