Bean Germination Experiment

Questions:

  1. If we place bean seeds in a petri dish on moist filter paper, how many will germinate?
  2. How long will it take for them to germinate?

Experimental proceedure:

  1. Seeds were placed into petri dishes Thursday, 5/3 between 11:15 and 11:30 am
  2. Observation photos were taken at 11:30 am on the days listed.
  3. Use the data below to complete the data sheet for this experiment.
Group Bean Cultivar Observation Dates
Kara & Briana Tendergreen 5/3 5/5 5/6

5/7

5/8

5/9

Bo & Julie Royal Burgundy 5/3 5/5 5/6 5/7 5/8 5/9
Ian & Tyler Tendergreen 5/3 5/5 5/6 5/7 5/8 5/9
Allison & Matt Tendergreen 5/3 5/5 5/6 5/7 5/8 5/9
Max & Duy Goldcrop 5/3 5/5 5/6 5/7 5/8 5/9
Sheena & Brooke Royal Burgundy 5/3 5/5 5/6 5/7 5/8 5/9
Mike & Adam Tendergreen 5/3 5/5 5/6 5/7 5/8 5/9

 

Seed just starting to germinate.

Germinated seeds with root branching.

Seed 1
Seed 2
Seed 3