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View Resource Constructing and Planting Fast Plants in a Deli-containter Growing System

Illustrated instructions for constructing and planting in the Fast Plants deli-container growing system. This is a stable growing system that is easy to construct for all age learners, and works well...

http://www.fastplants.org/pdf/grow/Deli-Container%20Growing%...
View Resource Farming Fast Plants

This Farming Fast Plants activity introduces a classroom investigation that is easily adaptable for all grade levels and designed to engage teachers and students as investigators. The activity has...

http://www.fastplants.org/pdf/activities/farming_fp.pdf
View Resource Fast Plants Care

This four-page handout explains the key steps to follow when caring for Wisconsin Fast Plants (Brassica rapa) throughout their life cycle, from sowing through harvesting seeds. This handout includes...

http://www.fastplants.org/pdf/grow/fastplantscare.pdf
View Resource Generalized Artificial Selection Fast Plants Schedule

This fill-in-the-blank timeline is a planning tool for teachers to use when figuring out when to begin the steps associated with conducting a two-generation artificial selection experiment using Fast...

http://fastplants.org/pdf/AP/selection_timeline.pdf
View Resource Getting a Handle on Variation: Quantifying Difference in Traits

This article is designed to help students and teachers think about the nature of various determinants underlying biological variation. Teachers facilitating any selection investigation will find this...

http://fastplants.org/pdf/AP/investigating_variation.pdf
View Resource Growing Rapid Brassica rapa (RBR) in a Discovery Cup System (DCS)

Instructions from the Father of Fast Plants (written by Dr. Paul Williams) about growing Rapid Brassica rap (RBR) in a Discovery Cup System (DCS) made from plastic portion control cups.This file is...

http://www.fastplants.org/resources/pauls_sandbox_category_a...
View Resource Growth, Development and Reproduction -- Exploring and explaining germination, growth and development

A 32-page booklet, containing complete instructions for activities at each life cycle stage. The booklet also includes important background information about plant physiology and how to grow Fast...

http://www.fastplants.org/pdf/activities/WFP_growth-developm...
View Resource Illustrated Fast Plants Bottle Growing System Instructions

Instructions for constructing and planting Fast Plants in the recycled "Bottle Growing System" that was designed by the Wisconsin Fast Plant Program. This is a low-cost growing system ideal for...

http://fastplants.org/pdf/activities/Bottle_Growing_System_h...
View Resource Illustrated Fast Plants deli-container planting instructions

This document is the step-by-step instructions for planting Fast Plants in a deli-container growing system like is used in Reading Green. The instructions include measurements that are then...

http://fastplants.org/pdf/activities/ReadingGreenScienceNote...
View Resource Instructions for Germinating Fast Plants in Seed Disks in a Petri Dish

Illustrated instructions for germinating Wisconsin Fast Plants seeds that are purchased in a seed disk. The seeds are "sewn" into the seed disk, which are the right size to be placed in a petri dish,...

http://resources.fastplants.org//resources/petridishseeddisk...
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