Bignell wk1 d7 - I will show that the determining factor on...

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I will show that the determining factor on which direction a plant grows is light. Plants thrive off of light and retain important nutrients from light. Most plants need light to survive. As humans we know that the sun or natural light provides us with many of different vitamins like vitamin D. Light also provides nutrients to plants. We can see this as they grow towards the light. If there is natural sunlight coming through a window a plant will lean or grow in that direction. I have also notices that plants placed by a window will grow thicker and have more blossoms. In my experiment I choose to grow three plants in the light and three plants in the dark. I figured this would change the direction the plants grew in, proving that the plants gain nutrients from the light. Or thrive off the light. I was right in my assumptions. The three plants that grew in the dark fell over to the sides of their pots, while the plants growing under the light grew straight up towards the light. The scientific method I used is Ecosystems. The only difference in the plants was the light factor. I
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This note was uploaded on 09/09/2011 for the course FINAL SCI230 taught by Professor Paige during the Winter '11 term at University of Phoenix.

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