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Plant Food - Nutrient Deficiency in Plants


Innovating Science™

Using the materials provided, students will be able to examine the effects of nutrient deficiency on plants. Specially prepared nutrient solutions (included in the kit) will allow students to deprive each plant of one of seven specific vital nutrients. Over time, students will determine the effects, if any, of the nutrient deprivation through physical observation of the plant’s growth. Kit contains enough materials for 3 complete set-ups. Teacher’s Manual and Student Study Guide copymasters are included.

Kit Includes:

  • Solution A - 1x200ml Calcium Nitrate 1M
  • Solution B - 1x200ml Potassium Nitrate 1M
  • Solution C - 1x100ml Magnesium Sulfate 1M
  • Solution D - 1x50ml Potassium Phosphate 1M
  • Solution E - 1x25ml Sodium Phosphate 1M
  • Solution F - 1x100ml Sodium Nitrate 1M
  • Solution G - 1x25ml Magnesium Chloride 1M
  • Solution H - 1x25ml Sodium Sulfate 1M
  • Solution I - 1x50ml Calcium Chloride 1M
  • Solution J - 1x 50ml Potassium Chloride 1M
  • Solution K - 1x100ml Micronutrient Solution
  • 1 bag Vermiculite
  • 24 Cup 5oz. Clear Plastic
  • 24 Cup 7oz. Clear
  • 24 Pieces Absorbent Wick Pad
  • 1 Pkg Radish Seeds

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