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Watching Beans Grow
 
Growing Beans

Materials you will need:
• Water
• Paper towel or cotton swabs
• A few dried beans
• Clear plastic container (peanut butter container)
• A sunny window sill

This is a changing experiment right before your eyes.

Jar, cotton wool and beans

Jar & beans & cotton wool
 
Steps

1.  Place the cotton swabs or rolled up paper towels down inside the peanut butter container.

2.  Position several dried beans half way down the side of the container between the side and the cotton swabs so that you can see them.

     beans inside jar           beans and wool inside jar          close up of beans inside jar
3.  Pour in enough water so that the cotton swab/paper towel is very wet.

4.  Place the container in a sunny window sill so the the beans are facing out towards the sunlight and leave for a day.

5.  Be sure to keep a watch on the beans every day as you will be amazed at just how fast you will see all the different stages of the bean taking life and growing before your eyes.

        

    

6. Be sure to keep adding water every other day so that the beans are getting enough water to continue to grow. 

Keep a close watch each day as you will be amazed to see how quickly the plants will grow.

    

 
 
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