Fast plant Scientific
“Caffeine Fast Plant Experiment
Spring 2019 Brandon Stowers, Alexander Pursel, Jamison Scott, Leigh Ferguson
A 1mM solution of caffeine was made by adding 0.196g of caffeine powder to 1L of water; based on the
recorded lethal dose of 2mM found (Batish et, al 2009). The 1L of water was measured using a 1000 mL
Fisherbrand glass beaker. Water bin was filled instead with the 1 mM caffeine solution and replenished as
Describe your activities in the appropriate level of detail
Describe and interpret your experimental results and statistical analyses, including figures and properly
processed data tables
Make a convincing argument about why your results are important to the broader biological community.
What is the problem you are addressing?
What is known in the literature (this is where you may have some citations)?
Describe your goals and hypotheses for this experiment.