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In this osmosis idea, a carnation magically turns green
K, 4, 3, 2, 1
Title – Grow a Green Flower
By – Jen
Primary Subject – Science
Secondary Subjects –
Grade Level – K-4
Notes: This is a simple idea, but the kids love it.
If possible, plan this project in time for St. Patrick’s Day and let the kids take the “results” home.
- Take white carnations and place them in water with green food coloring added. Each day, have the kids draw a picture of what they see or write about what they see. For older kids, you can explain the science behind this.
- If time and interest permits, you could experiment using different colors and even by splitting a stem and placing each side in a different color.
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