Why do plants grow upwards?
Plants growing in a small chamber

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Audience: Educators and Students
Grades: 3-5


This video shows how plants grow toward light and how gravity on Earth affects plant growth. Space is a microgravity environment. See how NASA experiments with plants in space.

Why do plants grow upwards?
Duration: 1 minute
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