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Effect of Bird's Eye chili(i.e. capsicum frutescen) on Gryllus assimilis (the common black cricket)Featured science projectScience project video

Observation

It is observed that the highest  concentration of Bird's Eye chili juice, i.e. 100%, killed all the crickets in the shortest amount of time.
 

Bird's bird's eye chilli science projectEye chili juice concentration Number of crickets that remain alive. after:
  0 minutes 30 minutes 60 minutes 90 minutes 120 minutes
25% 10 10 9 9 9
50% 10 8 7 5 5
75% 10 6 2 1 0
100% 10 3 0 0 0

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Complexity level:
5
Project cost ($):
20
Time required:
1 day to prepare for this science project, 1 hour for observation
Material availability:
Easily found
Safety concerns:

Avoid letting the chili juice come into contact with your eyes or other sensitive parts of your skin. Wear safety goggles as as precaution. Ensure that you use gloves when handling the chili.