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View Resource Ecosystem Dynamics Investigation

This 16-page resource, from Wisconsin Fast Plants, provides a "complete Open Source investigation into ecosystem dynamics that can be adapted to any grade level." In this Google Document, readers will find the investigation includes a lesson plan, descriptions of standards alignment, tips for designing and implementing the experiment, Fast Plants planting protocol (instructions), as well as...

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https://docs.google.com/document/d/1sqDvd9e3teet4PUnPqZrDB5s...
View Resource Three Mistakes to Avoid for Growing Healthy Fast Plants

This article, provided by Wisconsin Fast Plants, address three common mistakes and pitfalls when growing Fast Plants. In addition, it provides tips and suggestions to ensure that the plants grow successfully.

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https://fastplants.org/2018/10/17/growing-healthy-fast-plant...
View Resource Guest Blog: Construction of a Universal Reservoir Bottle Growing System

This blog post, written by Joel Cryer of Bottle Biology, provides instructions to construct an inexpensive, self-watering planter that can be used to grow Wisconsin Fast Plants. The blog covers the materials and tools needed, as well as step-by-step instructions to create a universal reservoir bottle growing system. Also included are a variety of diagrams and images to help guide the construction...

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https://fastplants.org/2018/05/10/guest-universal-bottle-gro...
View Resource Biological Environment: Growing Healthy Fast Plants

This article provided by Wisconsin Fast Plants discusses how the biological environment impacts the growth of Fast Plants. The article goes into detail about four biological environment factors: competition and companion plants, fungi and bacteria, algal growth, and insects. The article includes three assessment questions to review the content covered, as well as links to additional resources....

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https://fastplants.org/2017/10/18/biological-environment-blo...
View Resource Chemical Environment: Growing Healthy Fast Plants

This article provided by Wisconsin Fast Plants discusses how the chemical environment impacts the growth of Fast Plants. The article goes into detail about four chemical environment variables: water, inorganic nutrients, atmospheric composition, and atmospheric relative humidity. The article includes four assessment questions to review the content covered, as well as links to additional resources....

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https://fastplants.org/2017/11/17/chemical-environment-blog/