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Discussion Points About Growing Plants in Space

Pictures of seedlings sprouted in different environments

Product Type: Video Learning Clip
Audience: Educators and Students
Grade Levels: 5-12
Subjects: General Science, Life Sciences

This NASA video segment shows photographs of seeds that germinated in space and those that germinated on Earth. Seeds were grown in the light and in the dark. Viewers are asked to analyze the photographs and to discuss why the results were different for each environmental variable.

Discussion Points About Growing Plants in Space
Duration: 15 seconds
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Other video learning clips in this series:
How Plants Grow in Space: The Effects of Gravity and Light
Tropisms of Plants in Space and on Earth
Why Scientists Study Plants in Space
Evaluating Experimental Treatment: Controls of Plants Growing in Space

Page Last Updated: December 12th, 2014
Page Editor: Flint Wild