Strand: Understanding Life Systems
In this inquiry project, students will explore the basic process of osmosis and capillary action through an investigation that will mimic the process through biomimicry. Students will relate their knowledge and build a sub-irrigation planter, or vertical planter, and surrounding trellis.  

Click here to download the complete student activity page. 

CAUTION! CELLS AT WORK is an example of an “Expert Element”, developed to promote inquiry and innovation in Ontario schools by STAO.
STAOConnex is the portal developed by STAO to support teacher sharing of innovative practices in science education.  Click on these links to find out more.


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