Science Resources: Growing Mold

Growing Mold - Printable Scientific Method Activity

Growing Mold

Most kids are quite familiar with mold and its effects on food. However, do they know what temperature, light and moisture conditions are best for the growth of mold? This simple science experiment allows kids to find out more about the topic. Fifth graders are expected to form a hypothesis regarding the growth of mold and then conduct a scientific inquiry to test the truth of the hypothesis.