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PROJECT : PLANT EXPERIMENTAL DESIGN i) PURPOSE: To determine whether added nutrients speed up seed germination.

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PROJECT : PLANT EXPERIMENTAL DESIGN i) PURPOSE: To determine whether added nutrients speed up seed germination. HYPOTHESES: "The plants with the nutrients will grow better." ii) EQUIPMENT: 1. 10 pinto beans 2. 1 500 ml jar 3. distilled water 4. 1 refrigerator 5. liquid plant fertilizer (5-10-5) 6. 1 4 litre plastic milk jug 7. 1 marking pen 8. masking tape 9. paper towels 10. paper towels 11. 2 straight sided drinking glasses 12. ...read more.

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4. With the marking pen, write ''Nutrients'' on a piece of masking tape and tape this label to the jug of liquid fertilizer. 5. Prepare two separate containers of beans as follows: a. Fold one paper towel and line the inside of a glass with it. b. Put together several paper towels and stuff them into the glasses hold the paper lining against the glass. c. Place five beans between the glass and the paper towel lining, evenly spacing the beans around the perimeter of the glass. ...read more.

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Fold and staple the top and sides of the paper. 9. Each day, until the bean grows , remove the paper covering from each glass and observe the contents. 10. Collect the results and make a conclusion. iv) The Independent Variable is the liquid plant fertilizer for the germination. The Dependent Variable is the speed the seeds will grow. v) Variables to be controlled a) The amount of distilled water in each jug. b) Even spacing the beans around the glass. c) Same moisture contained in the paper towels. d) Where the glasses are placed, whether in sun or shade. ...read more.

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