Growing Beans in a Bag
Slip several damp paper towels into a Ziploc bag. Insert 5 staples half way up the bag.
Slide in a few beans. The staples will keep them in the right place so that there's room for the roots to grow.
Three days after "planting" the first roots appear.
A few days later: The stems start to push upward.
After ten days the leaves begin to peek out of the seed coat.
Two weeks: the first true leaves appear while the stem continues to grow and grow!
How tall will they get? (Larry is sure they'll touch the ceiling!)
1. Place a damp, folded paper towel into a zip lock bag.
2. Insert 5 staples about half way up the bag. This will keep the beans in the right place so that there's room to watch the roots grow.
3. Place a few beans into the bag.
4. Tape the bag onto a wall or window. Add water as needed to keep the paper towel damp.
5. Watch what happens!