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Product 14889

By: The Flinn Staff

Gibberellic Acid and Plants Laboratory Kit for biology and life science introduces plant hormones and the powerful effects of gibberllic acid. Study the impact of hormones on plants.

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What effects do hormones have on plants? Will different concentrations of hormones affect plants differently? Students will be introduced to plant hormones and will see firsthand the powerful effects of gibberellic acid. Students place gibberellic acid solutions of varying concentrations on bean seedlings and observe and record the exciting results. Students will also have the opportunity to design and conduct their own gibberellic acid experiments. Kit contains Teacher's Notes, detailed student section, reproducible student handouts and enough materials for 30 students working in pairs.

Correlation to Next Generation Science Standards (NGSS)

Science & Engineering Practices

Planning and carrying out investigations
Analyzing and interpreting data
Constructing explanations and designing solutions

Disciplinary Core Ideas

MS-LS1.B: Growth and Development of Organisms
HS-LS1.B: Growth and Development of Organisms

Crosscutting Concepts

Cause and effect
Scale, proportion, and quantity
Stability and change

Performance Expectations

MS-LS1-5. Construct a scientific explanation based on evidence for how environmental and genetic factors influence the growth of organisms.