Bean germination time lapse
Importance of plants was a strong theme of the 201 Olympic games. Each athlete received a seed and a cartridge to plant a native tree of Brazil. Germination rate testing on the germination tableGermination is the process by which a plant grows from a seed. The most common example of germination is the sprouting of a seedling from a seed of an angiosperm or gymnosperm. In addition, the growth of a sporeling from a spore, such as the spores of hyphae from fungal spores, is also germination.
Thus, in a general sense, germination can be thought of as anything expanding into greater being from a small existence or germ. Watch the clip with the children and make sure that they understand that the footage has been sped up to show the plant growing. Ask them to draw on previous knowledge to discuss what plants need to grow well. Following the clip, the children can set up their own garden centre and research the best way to grow healthy plants, for example - light, water, soil, fertiliser, greenhouses.
An introduction to seed germination and growth. The presenter explains how a seed takes in water and swells when it is planted. With the help of time-lapse photography, we see how a seed grows. First we see the roots growing down to find water, anchoring the plant. Then we see how the shoots grow upwards to find light.
More time-lapse photography is used to show plants growing and flowering. This clip can be used as an introduction to plant growth. Above, a compilation of germination to growth footage. Seeds include pea, broad bean, runner bean, courgette and wheat. Umwelt by Japanese artist Yoshiyuki Katayama is a fascinating digital mix of worlds and time frames. The.