WHAT CHILDREN WILL LEARN
Physical - None
Intellectual - Observing, predicting, comparing
Emotional - None
Social - Awareness of the improtance of water to plants
4-5 years old
> 30 mins
What You Will Need
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.
Gather the materials.
Pour water into each cup up to the 2.5cm mark
Add a few drops of food colouring into each cup. Be creative with the colours.
Put a stalk of celery into each cup
Leave the celery in the cups for two hours.
When the stems have changed their colour, cut them up and make a rainbow celery salad.