KSAT Kids Home Science: The cabbage water movement experiment

Check out this cool demonstration

Are you looking for something fun to do at home that has a little bit of science behind it?
Are you looking for something fun to do at home that has a little bit of science behind it?

SAN ANTONIO – Hello parents, teachers and students!

Are you looking for something fun to do at home that has a little bit of science behind it?

Well, check out this demonstration that shows “how plants breathe” in a fun and colorful way.

The demonstration is courtesy of ItsySparks.com.

Be sure to check out GMSA@9 on Wednesdays when Meteorologist Kaiti Blake does the demonstrations and explains the science behind it. To view the video, click on the player above.

The cabbage water movement experiment

Here’s what you’ll need:

  • cabbage, lettuce, or celery
  • clear jars or containers
  • water
  • food coloring

Note: This demonstration takes a bit of time, so plan ahead.

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About the Authors:

Kaiti Blake is a child weather-geek-turned-meteorologist. A member of the KSAT Weather Authority, Kaiti is a co-host of the Whatever the Weather video podcast. After graduating from Texas Tech University, Kaiti worked at WJTV 12 in Jackson, Mississippi and KTAB in Abilene.

Ben Spicer is a digital journalist who works the early morning shift for KSAT.