That’s a Horse of a Different Color

That’s a Horse of a Different Color


Plants get nutrients in a very different way than humans (and all animals) get nutrients. It's easy to say: flowers use capillary action to move water from the ground, up through their stems, into the leaves and petals of flowers but, what does that mean? What does it look like? These two simple activities will help you understand capillary action about how plants are able to move water without having hands and mouths.


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