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October 01, 2013
How Plants "Drink"

This is a good experiment to teach your child how plants take up water through their stalks, and where the water goes. Get a clear vase or tall glass, and fill it halfway with water. Add enough food coloring to tint the water a bright color and then add a white carnation or white daisy. Tell your child to keep an eye on the flower over the next few hours and watch as it changes color!

 
 

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