The reception classes at Marlow Church of England Infant School are very lucky to be taking part in a space seed experiment! ‘Sandygate’ was one of the schools in the country to be selected to take part in this unique investigation.
The children will be finding out whether seeds that have spent six months in the micro gravity of the International Space Station with Tim Peake will grow differently to seeds that have been only on earth.
The seeds were planted on Wednesday 20th April and since then the children have been watering, monitoring and measuring the plants. This is an exciting opportunity for the children and they have enjoyed watching the seeds grow. At the end of the experiment the children will make a prediction based on the seeds growth as to which seeds had been in space and which seeds have been on earth. These results will then be sent to the European Space Agency and the Royal Horticultural Society.
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