HRT 1000 Plants and Society
December 11, 2013
1. Organic Gardening and Farming magazine was founded and edited by
a. Abraham Lincoln
b. Robert Rodale
c. Melvin Calvin (I shook his hand!)
d. Barbara McClintock
e. Rachel Carson
2. The book Silent
Objective: Finding out the density, total pore space, air space field capacity and water
held field capacity.
Materials: 10 paper cups, graduated cylinder, sharpy marker, balance scale, mesh filter,
Lettuce, and Mimosa Seed Germination
Objective: Two separate objectives for this lab. First, is light required for seed
germination? Second, is scarification needed for germination?
Materials: Petri dishes, 5
Lab Report # 3
1. Todays lesson was on organizing a couplet system that used two questions, one of
which would be answered with a plant and the other would lead to another question.
2. Each plant should only be used one time