Gravitropism

Gravitropism

Experiment:Gravitropism Grades: K – 6 In this project, you’ll explore why roots grow straight down. How do roots grow when the direction of gravity changes? Do you think you can “trick” roots to grow in a different direction? Time: 2-3 weeks ...
Forcing Spring Bulbs to Bloom

Forcing Spring Bulbs to Bloom

Experiment:Forcing Spring Bulbs to Bloom Grades: K – 6 This project is about growing flowering plants from bulbs. Time: 12-16 weeks Plants that grow from a bulb and not a seed are fascinating. So, what is a bulb anyway? A bulb is thick and fleshy (unlike a seed)...
Plant Light Shoebox Maze Experiment

Plant Light Shoebox Maze Experiment

Experiment: Plant Light Shoebox Maze Experiment Grades: K – 7 An experiment to test if a plant can find its way through a box maze towards light. Set up: 45 minutes Growing time: 3-4 days, depending on seed variety The word phototropism is a mouthful! It’s made...
Can We Grow Plants Without Soil?

Can We Grow Plants Without Soil?

Experiment: Can We Grow Plants Without Soil? Grades: K – 6 Students will discover how to grow plants without using soil in a system called hydroponics. Set up: 1 hour  Observation: 1 hour the next day What do plants need to survive? We use the acronym L.A.W.N.S....
The Great Celery Experiment

The Great Celery Experiment

Experiment: How does water move in a plant? Grades: K – 6 Have you ever wondered how water moves upward from the roots to the leaves of a plant? How does water get all the way up to the top of a tall tree? In this lesson, students will learn about how water...
Job Posting: Administrative Coordinator

Job Posting: Administrative Coordinator

We’re Hiring aa Administrative Coordinator!   Work with us!  The LGT Administrative Coordinator is a key member of the Little Green Thumbs program national office, based in Saskatoon, Saskatchewan. This role is responsible for coordinating the procurement...