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Science project Plants

Posted: Tue Dec 04, 2007 7:52 pm
by gvhernandez
My daughter volunteered her grandfather to write up a science project experiment for her class. She is in 2nd grade and her grandfather is a botanist. He really wants to help, but he is having a hard time writing up the experiment so that a 2nd grader will understand. The project idea has to do with growing plants under different variables. For example, plain water, water with a small amount of salt and one with a large amount of salt. Please help us with a format and any other ideas you may have with this idea.

Posted: Wed Dec 05, 2007 10:40 am
by scibudadmin

The best place to start is going to be our Project Idea writing guide. The guide was designed for volunteers who author our Project Ideas and it includes a template for writing a Project Idea and has information about education standards at the various grade levels which will help him format the writing for a 2nd grade reader.

We are always looking for new Project Ideas for our website and if her Grandfather is willing to work with Science Buddies we could help him create the Project Idea and then publish it on the Science Buddies website once it's complete.

The Guide and Template information can be found at

Please email if you or he is interested in working with Science Buddies staff to create the project idea. We are happy to help edit it so that it will work for the 2nd grade level and we have a staff scientist who is available for help and ideas.

Melissa G.
Science Buddies Staff

Re: Science project Plants

Posted: Sun Jan 11, 2009 5:19 pm
I would agree with Melissa.
If you do as she says, you should have any problems.