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2nd Nov 2016

Did your school take part last year in Tim Peake`s rocket growing science investigation ? If so, you probably found out that both sets of the Rocket seeds grew .
Thanks to the help of hundreds of children across the country, scientists now know that taking seeds into space doesn`t appear to stop them growing . The findings indicated that, on average, the space seeds grew less well than seeds that had remained on Earth - but only very slightly.
This is great news for the future journeys to far flung planets where astronauts will have to grow their own food in space in order to survive. To see more detail about their findings click on the link.

To try out some of the activities that link to Tim Peake’s amazing journey to the International Space Station click on the link

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