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        Harvesting Plants in Space

        Find out how researchers and astronauts teamed up to study the growth of an ordinary plant in space—and why that impacts farming back on Earth—in this video from SciTech Now partner Science Friday. Students will explore two contrasting ideas about how plants and their roots grow in the absence of gravity, discover new factors that influence plant growth and design their own space farming experiment.

        Harvesting Plants in Space

        Find out how researchers and astronauts teamed up to study the growth of an ordinary plant in space—and why that impacts farming back on Earth—in this video from SciTech Now.

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        Harvesting Plants in Space | Interview with Producer Emily Driscoll

        Learn more about the production and science behind "Harvesting Space Plants" with the producer of the video from Science Friday, Emily Driscoll.

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