Scientific Enquiry - Stems 1
Scientific Enquiry - Stems 2
Scientific Enquiry - Stems 3

Investigating Stems – Do they really transport food & water?

The budding scientists of 3rd grade wanted to check the veracity of the claim that stems transport transport water and nutrients from the root to other parts of the plant. They soaked the stems of white carnation flowers in solutions containing green, orange and red food dyes for a day. The next morning they were surprised to see the petals green and orange. So, it was true that stems transport!!