* Earthbox Junior

OK, I was going to write a series on excellent Christmas gifts but hey, everyone will have a birthday this year, right?  If you are looking for a terrific science-themed gift, an Earthbox Junior is THE perfect tool for indoor/classroom gardening and plant study.  Earthbox does come in larger sizes, but the Junior fits nicely on a window ledge and for a class, offers a perfect small group container.  It is featured below at Rosa Parks Elementary school in San Francisco.

 

With Earthbox Junior, you can grow herbs and other plants year-round.  Watering is simple and the planter is easily lifted for more careful investigation.  Given my poor track record with plants, I’d say this is a winner!

planter 1

I used this one to experiment with plant reproduction.  In the photo above, a student is exploring moss with a digital microscope.  More on the dangers of reproduction in the next post!

 

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