In this gravity experiment you will study how plants grow. This plant experiment test how well a tomato plant grows when placed in a planter upside down. Under normal conditions a tomato plant is placed in the ground with the top sticking out above ground level. The roots grow downward as the top of the plant grows upward.
This science experiment turns everything upside down. The plant is expected to grow out of the bottom of the container and the roots are to grow upward toward the top. If you are interested in doing a science project on this subject you need to grow a second tomato plant in a container. You can then compare the growth rates of the two plants.
Elementary Science Experiments, Bird Feeders Study the feeding habits of wild birds in your back yard or porch area in this interesting experiment.
Science Experiment, Mentos Experiment Have fun creating a geyser of diet coke in the fun and exciting experiment.
Science Experiments, Great Ice Cube Race The great ice cube race tests the time it takes for different shapes of ice cubes to melt.
Water Cycle Experiments, Acid Rain Learn what happens when acid rain falls on objects made of calcite in this experiment.
Volcano Experiment, Volcanic Eruptions Find out what happens when expanding gases in magma cannot escape beneath a volcano.
Gravity Experiment, Topsy Turvy Plants Have fun growing tomatoes upside down in this fun gravity experiment.
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