What Plants Grow Best?

By: Kamya Pentakota, Christian McCullough, Charlie Jordan

Research

Lettuce - Beginning of September.

Spinach - Middle of September.

Broccoli - Beginning of September

Leeks - Don't plant in fall.

Watermelon - Don't plant in fall.

Onions - Don't plant in fall.

Hypothesis

Lettuce, spinach, and broccoli will grow better than leeks, watermelon, and onions because they are supposed to be planted in September.

Procedures

1. Obtain all seeds.

2. Put soil in small pots.

3. Plant all recommended and non-recommended seeds in the small pots.

4. Water all seeds.

5. Put pots in purple container.

6. Monitor growth and water plants once every day except weekends.

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Variables

  • Independent Variable - Type of plant.
  • Dependent Variable - Growth of plants. (cm)
  • Control Group - The non-recommended plants.
  • Constants - Soil, water, water source, place, sunlight, etc.
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Conclusion

If we as a class plant spinach and broccoli, then we will have the best results. Our hypothesis was correct, the recommended plants did grow better than the non-recommended plants. Although the non-recommended plants grew better than we thought they would, our hypothesis still stood.

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