Science – germinating peas

Monday 15 May 2023

We have been growing all sorts of things in our lessons lessons this half term. We recently wanted to find out about the best conditions to germinate peas. We put some in a dark, cold place (the fridge), some in a warm dark place (the cupboard) and some in a warm, light place (the windowsill). They all germinated – but at different rates. The root and shoot also grew at different rates, depending on the conditions.

We have planted them out now to continue to grow in soil.

Help at home by re-creating a growing experiment or planting, growing and looking after plants at home.