Earth Day Week Project Idea #2
The California Academy of Science's Living Roof is home to 1.7 million native plants specially chosen to flourish in Golden Gate Park's climate. The phrase "Going Green" takes on new relevance when you consider roofs that are also green gardens. This Science Buddies science fair project idea takes a look at the benefits and advantages rooftop gardens offer.
- Rooftop Gardens: Are They a Cool Idea? In this science fair project you will determine whether or not a rooftop garden can help keep a building cool. (Science Buddies difficulty rating: 4 / duration: several days)
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