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Rainbow Celery

Updated: Dec 29, 2021



How do plants absorb water and transport them to their leaves? Use this fun and simple experiment to observe the process before your very eyes.


Skill Level: Easy

Suitable For: 4 - 5 years old

Estimated Time: > 30 mins

Environment: Indoors



Materials:

  • Celery

  • Plastic cups

  • Food colouring

  • Straws

Step 1:

Pour water into each cup up to the 2.5cm mark.


















Step 2:

Add a few drops of food colouring into each cup. Be creative with the colours.


Step 3:

Put a stalk of celery into each cup.


Step 4:

Leave the celery in the cups for two hours.


Step 5:

When the stems have changed their colour, cut them up and make a rainbow celery salad.


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