Well done to all the boys who entered this year's Scratch competition. The certificates arrived this week for the 11 boys who took part. Next year, let's push the numbers up!
This week we conducted two experiments with cress seeds and broad bean seeds. The first experiment was testing the direction of growth with cress seeds and the second experiment we were looking at the germination of a broad bean seed.
In the first experiment we put damp cotton wool in a seed tray and sprinkled cress seeds on it. We water it every day and watch what direction it will grow.
For the second experiment we put broad bean seeds in a jar. We began by putting two in every jar. We pressed the seeds against the side of the jar and put wet cotton wool in so the seeds stay in place. We put one upside down to see which direction it would grow and the other the right way round. We are doing this to get a closer view of germination.
This experiment is educational and it is a very fun experiment and we are all enjoying it!
Keep watching here to see our results day after day.
By Daniel Lenehan and Daniel Fallon.
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