In this video, discover the crucial factors in seed germination and learn how scientists are researching these factors to produce crops more quickly.
In this video, children can learn all about seeds. How seeds germinate, types of seed dispersal, parts of a seed and what are the functions of different parts of a seed. In short, a lesson all about seeds.
NASA Commentator Lori Meggs at the Marshall Space Flight Center speaks with Gioia Massa, project scientist for Veggie, a facility astronauts are using on the International Space Station to learn about how to grow lettuce and other vegetables in space, an ability which will be important in providing food for astronauts on future deep space exploration missions which cannot be resupplied from Earth.
Bill Nye describes the discovery of photosynthesis in the late 1700s by Joseph Priestley and Jan Ingenhousz.
Learn about the structure of a leaf in this video from the "Plant Biology" chapter of the Virtual School GCSE / K12 Biology.
From a chocolate chip cookie to a big, juicy strawberry, your favorite sweet snacks have one thing in common: sugar! Join Jessi and learn all about how sugar gets from plants to your kitchen table!
An introduction to photosynthesis. Learn the raw materials and products of the photosynthesis equation and see how the sun helps plants survive.
Learn about heterotrophs, autotrophs and the basic equation for photosynthesis in this video.
Building a terrarium out of a soda bottle is a project many of us do as kids. But today we're putting a fresh spin on this old craft by making a RAINFOREST IN A BOTTLE.
Explores the self-sustaining cycles which underpin marine and terrestrial environments.
This YouTube video, from Simple Science by Mark Drollinger, shows how controlled experiments are done using an example with plants.
This You Tube video, from SciExperiment Basics, explains how to identify and control variables in a scientific inquiry.
The Milestones in Space Plant Research timeline highlights the efforts of research agencies around the world to investigate the effects of the space environment on plant life. Follow the timeline from 1946 until the present day, where space plant research has evolved the goal of a self-sustaining food production system in space.
This YouTube video, by Region 10 ESC, explains the difference between accuracy and precision..
A What Is The Same? What is Different? learning strategy is used to assist students in developing the skills of observing and comparing/contrasting objects, events or places that they explore through direct observation and/or research.