Tuesday, November 8, 2011

Cool Flower Experiment

We have been learning about the xylem and phloem of a flower.

We conducted this cool experiment.

First, take some plain white carnations.

Fill a glass jar with water,
add some food coloring.

Might as well do a bunch of colors

Wait a few days

 Cut the stem and identify the 

Cut the stem lengthwise,
put one half in one color, 
the other half in another color:

And in a few more days, observe: