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Observation

The results showed that the weight of the corn starch based spoon and wheat based spoon had reduced after 30 days in the soil but the weight of the plastic spoon  remained the same.

Spoon material

Spoon decomposition after 30 days

Start weight (g)

Finish weight (g)

% decomposition

Corn starch

4.1

3.2

21.95%

Wheat

5.6

4.9

12.50%

Plastic

3.1

3.1

0%

The chart below represents the results of our science project experiment.

biodegrable plastic decomposition science project

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Complexity level:
8
Project cost ($):
0
Time required:
1 hour to prepare, 31 days for the science project experiment
Material availability:
Easily found
Safety concerns:

Basic safety requirements

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