Product Image Botany Lab Experimental Greenhouse

Ages: 5 - 8

Botany Lab Experimental Greenhouse



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Imagination Exploration
Problem Solving
Self Esteem

Science : Ignite Curiosity

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Ages: 5 - 8 Years
Overview: Learn about plants and seeds by conducting experiments in a specially-designed botanical laboratory with greenhouse domes. Have fun growing plants with this hands-on science kit.Activities and Experiments:
  • Assemble the domed greenhouses, complete with thermometers and ventilation
  • Construct an automatic watering system to keep your plants from getting too thirsty
  • Grow beans, cress, and zinnia flowers, and learn how each plant has different needs
  • Experiment with plant cells and capillary action
  • Learn how roots work to transport water and nutrients throughout a plant
  • Conduct experiments that demonstrate how plants need water, light, and heat to grow
  • Discover the strength of a bean and how leaves sweat
  • See why grass grows back after it is cut and how cuttings can grow roots
  • Germinate fruit and vegetable plants from the seeds in your kitchen
  • Grow a flower garden and make tiny plaster bugs to decorate your garden
  • Collect seeds with socks, and grow a funny grass head. Make leaf and bark rubbings
  • Learn how to force budded branches to bloom in winter

Kit Contents:
  • 1 Greenhouse (floor)
  • 1 Greenhouse (dome)
  • 6 Plant pots
  • 2 Measuring cups (100 ml)
  • 3 Measuring cups (30 ml)
  • 6 Soil pellets
  • 1 Cress seed packet
  • 1 Zinnia seed packet
  • 1 Scarlet runner bean
  • 5 Drinking straws
  • 1 Yarn
  • 2 Pipettes
  • 1 Thermometer
  • 6 Wooden sticks
  • 2 Wooden spatulas
  • 1 Bag of Plaster
  • 1 Cut-out sheet
  • 48-page activity guide with step-by-step experiments and fun facts
  • Box measures 14-3/5"L x 11-1/2"W x 3"H

  • Ages: From: 5 - 8 Years
  • Product Id: BOTANY
  • Manufacturer: Thames & Kosmos
  • Safety Message: ⚠ WARNING: CHOKING HAZARD – Small parts. Not for children under 3 years.