MEL Chemistry Subscription - Chemistry of Plants

In this MEL Academy lesson your children will:

  • Complete the experiments in the Chemistry of Plants kit
  • Understand the science behind the experiment
  • Be able to ask questions

You will require the MEL Chemistry 'Chemistry of Plants' box to complete the experiment and the MEL Chemistry Starter Box. You will also need the following from your kitchen: kettle, cutting board and knife, red cabbage, raw potato, and a lemon.

Lesson time

10:00am   PDT (San Francisco, Seattle, ...)
11:00am   MDT (Phoenix, Denver, ...)
12:00am   CDT (Chicago, Houston, ...)
1:00pm   EDT (New York, Toronto, ...)
6:00pm   BST (London, ...)

Lesson duration: 45-55 minutes.

MEL Experiment

If you are a subscriber of MEL Chemistry then you can conduct all of the experiments from the Plants chemistry set:

Chemistry of Plants


This lesson is presented by Daniel Sullivan:

Daniel Sullivan

Daniel Sullivan is a hugely enthusiastic and experienced ex-head of science with over 20 years of teaching experience. He is now running a science teacher training company and is looking forward to engaging with students once again.