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Virtual Seed Experiment

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Seed Comparison Viewer

If you have not downloaded the Seed Experiment Packet, you might want to do that now. There are blank data cards that you can use to record the results of the experiment and instructions on how to analyze the data.

To compare the results from different days, check the boxes for the days you want to see then click the 'Compare Plants' button at the bottom of the table.

Pocket Seed Control Panel & Comparison Viewer

 Data Card Sets

Comparison Photos by Day

 A Light 10 hours | Dark 14 hours | 23° C

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 1 Seeds soaked overnight (control)1
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 2 Seeds soaked overnight & rotated1
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 B In the Dark 24 hours a day | 23° C

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 C In the Light 24 hours a day | 23° C

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 D In Natural (window) light | 16° C

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Seed & Plant Measuring Tool

On screen measuring tool speeds up data collection from any zoom view.

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Seed & Plant Measuring Tool

On screen measuring tool speeds up data collection from any zoom view.

Share to Google Classroom

Be part of Ask A Biologist

by volunteering, or simply sending us feedback on the site. Scientists, teachers, writers, illustrators, and translators are all important to the program. If you are interested in helping with the website we have a Volunteer page to get the process started.