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Name: Leif W.
Status: educator
Age: 30s
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Date: 12/10/2002


Question:
I want my fourth graders to be able to determine roughly how much carbon dioxide a medium-sized plant "breathes in" as well as how much oxygen the same plant "breathes out" in a given day. We are using a rubber plant, a fern, and a palm.


Replies:
For 4th grade, the following might be helpful on the topic:

http://www.ifmt.nf.ca/mi-net/enviro/photo.htm

http://www.alienexplorer.com/ecology/topic3.html

Anthony R. Brach, Ph.D.



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