Space Gardener – Get Outside and Grow!

Extension Activity 4.1

This extension activity supports Space Gardening: Activity 4.1 in Chapter Four.
Planting seeds and monitoring their growth is not only fun but helps students practise scientific recording. If you have access to a school or community garden, or can set up some planter boxes, challenge your students to grow some of the plants most suitable for gardening in space.

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