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Additional Experiments on Seed Germination
6. To see if energy is given out by germinating seeds
Name: Class:
School: Date:

Aim

To see if energy is given out by germinating seeds.

Method

1. Set up the two thermos flasks as shown in the diagram below:

 

Seed germiantion appartus ©  Shirley Burchill

 

2. Take the temperature of the inside of the thermos flasks over several days.

3. Record your results.

Results

Day

Temperature (°C) of the flask with dry seeds

Temperature (°C) of the flask with soaked seeds

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At the end of the experiment put your hand inside the thermos flask.

How does the air feel inside each flask?

 

Conclusion


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