“Growing Mold”-Science

When we were learning about the different kind of plants, and we encountered the mold type, we decided to make a little experiment to observe how it grows. It was based in a very small paragraph from one of our science books: “The Berenstain Bears’ Big Book of Science and Nature”.

The paragraph we used to base our experiment.

The paragraph we used to base our experiment.

We then picked a pretty orange:

Good Orange

Good Orange : )

 

We then placed it in a can with another orange (so it wouldn’t “feel lonely”) and closed it with its lid. After three weeks, this is what we found after opening the can:

After three weeks

After three weeks

Yep, plenty of “yucky” mold!! Then Estefania went to grab her science book and showed me that we have grown mold.

Pointing at the mold.

Pointing at the mold.

The simplest experiments and observations are the ones that usually “hit the spot” with preschoolers.

 

 

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