Students learn about how gravity affects plants.
Students learn about how gravity affects plants on Earth as well as in space. They then participate in a hands-on planting experiment.
1. understand how gravity affects plant growth on Earth and in space a. NGSS 3-PS2-1
2. design and build a space container in Minecraft for astronauts to grow plants in a. NGSS 3-5-ETS1-2 b. NGSS 3-5-ETS1-3
3. conduct an experiment to determine how gravity affects the directions of root growth on Earth a. NGSS 3-LS4-4
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