Tag: plants

Data!

This article is part of a series of blog posts written by students from Didcot Girls’ School. All posts can be found under the category STEM Club.   Currently at science club at school, we have been processing our data into Excel…

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Pretty colours

Golgi bodies, endoplasmic reticulum and stomata.

This article is part of a series of blog posts written by students from Didcot Girls’ School. All posts can be found under the category STEM Club.  We really enjoyed our time at Brookes University. It was a fascinating experience and…

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Happy Fascination of Plants Day!

Happy Fascination of Plants Day!

Today is the first ever Fascination of Plants Day and I am very excited, as my Twitter friends will be able to testify (tweet ALL the plants!). All over the world there will be plant-related activities today, in Botanic Gardens,…

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Amazing succulent cupcakes

Aren’t these the most amazing cupcakes ever? Seton Hurson Rossini from Pixel Whisk has posted a complete tutorial on how to make this incredibly realistic succulent plant cupcakes. I am in complete awe of her baking skills. Looks like the…

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Spring is here!

I love photography, and especially makro photography of flowers and other plants. Today was my first makro session of the year and I managed to get totally lost in the small world of flowers for over an hour. It’s fascinating…

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How much is that pet plant in the window?

How much is that pet plant in the window?

I hadn’t realised that there was research on creating interactive pet plants that are able to display emotions! From the description of “My Green Pet” (Hwang et al. 2010): “The difficulty that children have in perceiving plants as living entities…

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I bet plants look good on the dancefloor

Dancing with plants

Plants don’t do much all day except sitting around and photosynthesising.Right? Wrong!! Plants move constantly, but much slower than animals. Therefore they manage to trick us by pretending to be really boring. But if you put up a hidden camera,…

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