If you’re not already fascinated by plants, you surely will be after trying the activities in this green-fingered edition of Whizz Pop Bang! Grow fresh salad leaves from kitchen scraps, plant a mini herb patch on your windowsill and try a flower dissection on your kitchen table – no garden needed!
We’ll also show you how to set up a snail race with friends in a park, plant your undies to watch them decompose, and discover how worms, bugs and bacteria change food waste into useful compost. Learn about sensational sunflowers whilst filling in the missing words in a Silly Science poem and make friends with super slugs, the slimy visitors that play an important role in the garden ecosystem.
There’s a plant-astic card game to cut out and play, ten awesomely amazing gardens around the world to discover, an interview with TV gardener Danny Clarke and you’ll also get to find out about writer and illustrator Beatrix Potter – did you know that she was also a scientist?
Tagged in: Plants, Environment, Kitchen experiments