Assignment The Scientific Method

Assignment The Scientific Method - The following steps and...

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The following steps and information was obtained from the class website. Observation: Has anyone ever noticed if you place a plant new a window, that after a while, the plant seems to grow or lean more towards the window? Question: Has anyone ever wondered why the plant grows more towards the window? Hypothesis: Find what reasons or factors that can be listed that may cause a plant to lean or grow more towards the window. For example I believe plants respond to the glass by which they absorb some of the much needed nutrients. Prediction: If this is true that in fact plants respond to the glass by which the absorb some of the needed nutrients. I would then grow two sets of three plants. One set I would place in a glass cube and set it in the light, the second set I would place in a glass cube and set it in the dark. I should then see s difference or should be able to see changes in the direction that the plant is growing or leaning. Results: The plants in the light grew straight up until they reached the top of the glass cube and then grew in circles along the top of the cube. The plants that were grown the dark,
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trailed over the sides of their pots, one to the right and two to the left. For me to properly do this experiment I would first have to
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This note was uploaded on 02/14/2010 for the course BIO 100 BIO/100 taught by Professor Ray during the Spring '09 term at University of Phoenix.

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