| Biology demonstration manual |
La nutrition des plantes
Les arbres et l'entretien du regime pluvial
Rationale: Demonstrate transpiration by covering a plant with a plastic bag and showing condensation inside the bag.
potted plant (peanut or Pervenche de Madagascar)
clear plastic bag
1. Cover the plant with the plastic bag and tie at the base of the stem with the string.
2. Water the plant.
3. Put the plant in the sun.
4. After five minutes, water will condense on the inside of the bag.
Source: Mackean Introduction to Biology, p. 71.