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Transpiration - Transpiration Lab Factors That Effect the Plant's Mass Adrian Zavala Period 3 Advanced Placement Biology May 2 2008 Adrian Zavala

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Transpiration Lab: Factors That Effect the Plant’s Mass Adrian Zavala Period 3 Advanced Placement Biology May 2, 2008
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Adrian Zavala A.P. Bio Per. 3 4-28-08 Transpiration Lab Purpose: The purpose of this lab was to observe the effects of the sun on a collard plants mass. Materials: 2 pieces of string 2 plastic bags 2 collard plants Plant growth lamp Heat lamp Plant Stand Electronic Scale Procedure: Mainly every day after the first day became the same usually schedule. Day 1: 1) Locate the collard plants 2) You will be using two collard plants. 3) While in the soil, slowly pull a collard plant from the stem. 4) Once obtained, grab the plastic bag that you should have already and place the plant in the plastic bag. 5) With a piece of string about 5 inches long or more, tie a knot containing the roots within the bag; tie it at the stem. 6) Repeat steps 3-5 for the 2nd collard plant. 7) Record the plants mass for both the control and experimental plant. 8) After recording the plant’s mass, place the plants in their proper places. 9) Place the control plant in the area that contains a plant growth lamp. 10) Place the experimental plant in the area that contains a heat lamp. Day 2: 1) As soon as you enter the area which you kept your collard plants, you should take them away from the there placed areas 2) Once you obtained the plants, you go take them to the weight measures station, which should be in grams. 3) You measure each of the plant’s mass 4) Once measured, you should record their masses. 5) As soon as you recorded their mass, you should place the plants back in their secured places.
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Day 3: 1) As soon as you enter the area, which you kept your collard plants, you should take them away from the there placed areas. 2) For us, the plant’s leaves started to turn yellow, if any changes occur within your plant especially if it’s visible, you should record it. 3) Once you obtained the plants, you go take them to the weight measures station, which should be in grams. 4) You measure each of the plant’s mass
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This note was uploaded on 06/12/2008 for the course BIO 101 taught by Professor Daughtry during the Fall '08 term at E. Illinois.

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Transpiration - Transpiration Lab Factors That Effect the Plant's Mass Adrian Zavala Period 3 Advanced Placement Biology May 2 2008 Adrian Zavala

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