Can Plants Survive without Light and Water?

In this lab, students use a light sensor to explore whether plants need light and water to survive and what adaptations help them survive.


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Featured Equipment

Light Sensor

Wireless Light Sensor

The Wireless Light Sensor provides live data for light level (lux), illuminance, UV Index, and color intensity.

PASPORT Light Sensor

PASPORT Light Sensor

Features a wide measurable range by offering three light ranges accommodating various different measurement situations. For use with PASPORT Interfaces.

Many lab activities can be conducted with our Wireless, PASPORT, or even ScienceWorkshop sensors and equipment. For assistance with substituting compatible instruments, contact PASCO Technical Support. We're here to help.

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Source: Lab #15

Elementary School Science Teacher Guide

Can Plants Survive without Light and Water?