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Lesson 07 – Experiment: How Do Plants Take Up Water?

Read The Experiment to Learn How Plants Take Up Water

How Do Plants Take Up Water?

The stem holds up the plant. Find out what other ways the stem helps the plant.

What You Need
What You Do
What You Need

  • Celery stalk
  • A clear glass
  • Water
  • Red food colouring

What You Do

  1. Put water in a glass.
  2. Add ten drops of red food colouring.
  3. Put the celery stalk in the water.
  4. Use the stalk to stir the water.
  5. Wait two hours. Ask an adult to cut a bit off the end of the stalk.

Now Show What You Know!

Complete some questions about the reading selection by clicking “Begin Questions” below.