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
Physical - None
Intellectual - Observing, predicting, comparing
Emotional - None
Social - Awareness of the improtance of water to plants
Pour water into each cup up to the 2.5cm mark
Put a stalk of celery into each cup
When the stems have changed their colour, cut them up and make a rainbow celery salad.
Add a few drops of food colouring into each cup. Be creative with the colours.
Leave the celery in the cups for two hours.