Plant Respiration Measure
Name: Leif W.
I want my fourth graders to be able to determine
roughly how much carbon dioxide a medium-sized plant "breathes in" as
well as how much oxygen the same plant "breathes out" in a given day. We
are using a rubber plant, a fern, and a palm.
For 4th grade, the following might be helpful on the topic:
Anthony R. Brach, Ph.D.
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Update: June 2012