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Growing Mold

Growing Mold | Science Fair Projects | STEM Projects
Have you ever wondered how mold grows? Now you can find out! With this experiment, you can learn how to grow your own mold.


The hypothesis is that mold requires moisture and warmth to grow.

Method & Materials

You will collect dust on a cotton swab, rub it on a piece of bread, add water, put the bread in a bag, and wait for the mold to appear.
You will need an eye dropper, a Ziploc® bag, a piece of bread, a cotton swab, masking tape, and water.


The results of this experiment show that mold grows faster on bread when it is wet and warm.

Why do this project?

This science project is interesting and unique because it allows you to observe the growth of mold in a controlled environment.

Also Consider

Experiment variations to consider include trying to grow mold on toast and testing different temperatures to see how it affects the growth of mold.

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