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Science 7  Hydroponics   
1.What are the benefits of Hydroponics? 

http://www.hydrogarden.com/what-is-hydro.asp (scroll down)
http://www.simplyhydro.com/whatis.htm 

http://pubs.ext.vt.edu/426/426-084/426-084.html   

 
2.List the major (macro) nutrients plants need for growth.
  http://www.ncagr.gov/cyber/kidswrld/plant/nutrient.htm and pamphlet 
 
3. How do plants get the nutrients and water they need for growth?      
http://facweb.furman.edu/~lthompson/bgy34/plantanatomy/plant_root.htm 
 
4a. What is a growing medium?  Give some examples.
http://www.simplyhydro.com/whatis.htm#answer02

http://www.hydrogarden.com/what-is-hydro.asp 
 
4b. Which medium do you think would be the best choice for your plant?  (Use evidence from the articles to support your answer.) 
  http://www.simplyhydro.com/whatis.htm#answer02
http://www.hydrogarden.com/what-is-hydro.asp 
 
5. Describe the Hydroponic System you think would be the best for growing your plants.  (Use evidence from the articles to support your answer.)

http://www.kidsgardening.org/node/3799
http://quest.arc.nasa.gov/smore/teachers/act3.html 
http://www.growingedge.com/kids/growing_info.html
http://www.simplyhydro.com/freesys.htm
http://www.hydrogarden.com/what-is-hydro.asp 

 
6. List the types of materials that you will bring from home to be used for Hydroponic Systems. (use websites in #5)