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Introduction My antropogenic impact is climate change. Climate change is when the temperature of the earth rises due to global warming. Human needs causing this: - Fuel comsuption - Eminissions from air polltuion - Factories releasing smoke As we know now, climate change is more active at the glacier national park and the amazon. “The current known effects of climate change is more carbon dioxide in the air, cause glaciers to shrink, the rise of sea level and more.�(Holly Shaftel 2007) Hypothesis: If climate change continues to happen then the plants growth will decrease because of the increasing temperatures and with more carbon dioxide in the air.


Results -The pretest data for the control group is 0 height. -The post treatment for the control group is 3.6 cm. -The overall growth for the control group is 360% increase in height. The pretest data for the experimental group is 0 height. The post data for the experimental group is 2.6 cm. The overall growth for the experimental group is 260%.

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Discussion My investigating question is “How does climate change affect plant growth?” If climate change continues to happen then the plants growth will decrease because of the increasing temperatures and with more carbon dioxide in the air. My hypothesis was not correct because I said that with with climate change, the plant growth would change. I can prove this because our experimental group was at 0 height in the pretreatment and our control group was also at 0 in our pre-treatment data. In our post data, the experimental group grew by 260% and our control group grew by 360%. This affects the food chain because since the radish is the producer, it will affect the primary consumer(harlequin bug). The harlequin bug’s population will decrease because of the decrease of radish growth. This is because if the radish plants with growth smaller, than the harlequin bugs will have less to eat. This also affects the bacteria in the food chain because since their will be less harlequin bugs, their won’t be much for the bacteria to decompose snice they are the decomposers. This proves that climate change can indeed affect the growth of plants which proves that my hypothesis was correct.


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