STEM Break                Growing Sponge Seeds

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Did you know that you can grow plants without soil?  Well, you can!  Your classroom will be getting paper plates, three sponges and three packs of seeds.  All you need to provide is the water!  It is up to your students to figure out how much to wet the sponges in ensure the best seed growth!  Simply place the seeds on top of a wet sponge.

This is a great opportunity to show students how things change over time!bean4.png

The growing seeds will change in appearance and size almost daily!  We wrote our observations and drew pictures on index cards held together with a book ring and hung them on a bulletin board using push pins.