HandsOn 21 - Growing Roots

In this experiment you compare the branching patterns that arise when a plant is grown hydroponically (with fertilizer in the water) to the corresponding patterns when the plant is grown without fertilizer in the water. During the experiment you take photographs of the root system for measurement of the fractal dimension. Finally, once a week for 1-2 months, you record the image of the root patterns for a fractal dimensional analysis of your root system.

When you record your observations at each date, you should include in your table:

Data Analysis

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