Botany - Experimental Greenhouse


Thames & Kosmos Botany - Kids First: Botany - Experimental Greenhouse

Budding botanists will love getting their hands dirty in this unique biological science experiment kit. Learn about plants and seeds by conducting experiments in a specially designed botanical laboratory with greenhouse domes, complete with thermometer and ventilation. Construct an automatic watering system to keep your plants from getting too thirsty. Grow beans, cress, and zinnia flowers in your greenhouses.

Here are some of the educational values of this toy:

  • It teaches kids about the basic needs of plants, such as water, sunlight, and air.
  • It helps kids learn about the plant life cycle, from seed to sprout to mature plant.
  • It introduces kids to the scientific method by allowing them to conduct their own experiments.
  • It helps kids develop critical thinking skills as they try to figure out why plants grow the way they do.
  • It's a fun and engaging way for kids to learn about botany and get excited about science.

Experiment with plant cells and capillary action. Learn how roots work to transport water and nutrients throughout a plant. Conduct experiments that demonstrate how plants need water, light, and heat to grow.

Discover the strength of a bean and how leaves sweat. See why grass grows back after it is cut and how cuttings can grow roots. Germinate fruit and vegetable plants from the seeds in your kitchen.

Grow a flower garden. Make tiny plaster bugs to decorate your garden. Collect seeds with your socks and grow a funny grass head. Make leaf and bark rubbings. Learn how you can force budded branches to bloom in winter.

With a 48-page, full-color illustrated guidebook, this kit teaches botany fundamentals with step-by-step instructions for the hands-on experiments as well as growing information for many common plants.

Ages: 5+ years

Made in Germany

WARNING: CHOKING HAZARD — Small parts. Not for children under 3 yrs.