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Title:
Construct-a-greenhouse
Author:
Lee, Felicia.
Publication Information:
Arlington, VA : National Science Teachers Association, [2000]

©2000
Physical Description:
96 pages : illustrations ; 28 cm.
Summary:
Engages high school students in a problem-solving challenge to design & build a physical system that provides an optimal environment for plant growth.
General Note:
"Grades 9-12"--P. [4] of cover.
Language:
English
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ISBN:
9780873551793
Format :
Book

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Students design structures that convert light to heat during germination and reconfigure those structures to promote photosynthesis. By comparing the effects of design characteristics on plant growth, students observe the connections between plant biology and thermodynamics and energy transfer.