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Catchy Carrots


Can carrots change colour??

What You Need:

3 Carrots;  Sharp knife; Cutting board; Glass; Water; Red food colouring


  1. 1. Fill a glass half full with water.
  2. 2. Cut the end tip off of a carrot. Ask an adult to help you!
  3. 3. Put the carrot in the glass of water.
  4. 4. Put the glass near a window that lets in sunshine.
  5. 5. Watch the carrot for a few days.


The carrot itself is really what we call a "taproot." This is a big and main root that grows straight down into the ground. Along its sides, little roots grow, too. Some trees, plants and bushes have a major taproot; others do not. Roots are really important! They hold a plant in place when it is windy. They keep soil around the plant . And most of all, roots conduct water from the soil up to the plant.

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