Plant Growth Puzzle

This analysis and discussion activity presents a structured sequence of questions to challenge students to explain why a plant that sprouts and grows in the light weighs more than the seed it came from, whereas a plant that sprouts and grows in the dark weighs less than the seed it came from.  

The first attached file has the Student Handout and the second attached file has the Teacher Notes.

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plant growth puzzle SHO.docx41.6 KB
plant growth puzzle TN.docx143.54 KB

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2014 revision

The questions in the Student Handout have been clarified and streamlined. The revised Teacher Notes have clarified the learning goals and the alignment of this activity with Next Generation Science Standards.

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