Brassica Plant Unit
Experimenting with Plants!



The Brassica Plant aka The Wisconsin Fast Plant!


Brassica Plant Unit: [September/October 2008]
Brassica Planting: [October 1, 2008]
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Important Questions:
1. What makes the Brassica Plant so desireable as a experimental test plant? 2. Where and how was it develpoed? 3. Where does it get its name? 4. What variables are possible to test?
[LINK] to the Brassica Plant's Background. [LINK] to info on what variables to test.
[LINK] to some Brassica planting steps.*
[LINK] to more on a Brassica Plant's Life Cycle. [LINK] to prepare to plant.
[LINK] to info for planting day.
[LINK] to some Brassica planting procedures.* [LINK] to info on planting the seeds for differences...
[LINK] to info on the bee and Brassica Plant.
[LINK] to info on bees. [LINK] to info on plant tropisms...
[LINK] to Lesson 3
[LINK] to Lesson 4 [LINK] to Lesson 7
[LINK] to Lesson 14
[LINK] to Lesson... [LINK] to Lesson...



[LINK] to the Life Cycle Calendar of Wisconsin Fast Plants...

[LINK] to the Student Timeline for Wisconsin Fast Plants...

[LINK] to the Student Workbook for Wisconsin Fast Plants...

[LINK] to the Observation Prompts for Wisconsin Fast Plants...

[LINK] to the FYI webpage of Wisconsin Fast Plants...



[LINK] to photographs and drawings of Brassica Plants...

[LINK] to websites about the Brassica Plant...

[LINK] to photographs of our Brassica Plants...

[LINK] to more about Wisconsin Fast Plants...

[LINK] to candid camera pictures of our class studying Brassica Plants... [2005]

[LINK] to candid camera pictures of our class studying Brassica Plants... [2007]

[LINK] to candid camera pictures of our class studying Brassica Plants... [2008]

[LINK] to iMOVIES of our class studying Brassica Plants & thier growth... [2008]




















Look at past school years [Brassica Unit] below...

See the pictures from planting day [4.27.04] HERE!

See the Variable Circle HERE!



QUESTIONS:

1. What makes the Brassica Plant so desireable as a experimental test plant?
2. Where and how was it develpoed?
3. Where does it get its name?
4. What variables are possible to test?




PICTURES OF PLANTING DAY:



The Brassica seeds being used...


The materials used to plant...


Camilo and Aaron share watering duty...


Christina prepares to grow her plants...


BJ and Sophia prepare the "test" plants...


Mr. P makes sure all systems are go...


The "control" plants on Day 1...


The "test" plants on Day 1...


The plants are ready to grow...


Alex shows the graphic organizer than shows the variables we may test...


The class says 'THUMBS UP" for Brassica Plants!