Drip Irrigation System | Science Project

by | Apr 12, 2022 | Physics, DIY, Science

Introduction

We have seen multiple science projects related to the environment, and today once again, we will look towards another fantastic science project. So, today we will learn about how to make a drip irrigation system for a science project. Let us begin.

Supplies

Let us note down the essential supplies to make a drip irrigation system.

Tools

  • Dropper
  • Push Pin
  • Sticky Foam

Materials

  • Plastic Tubing
  • Syringe
  • Coasters
  • Stopper
  • Seeds
  • Plastic Cups
  • Plant Pots
  • Soil Pellets
  • Wooden Water Tower Set

Steps To Drip Irrigation System For Science Project

Step 1: The first step is to take a piece of wood and stick it on the edge of the plastic glass with the help of sticky foam.

Fixing a Wooden Piece on a Plastic Cup

Step 2: The second step is to gently place the soil plant pots inside the plastic cup.

Placing the Soil Plants Pots

Step 3: The third step is to put the soil pellets inside the pots and then hydrate them using a dropper.

Inserting Soul Pellets

Step 4: In the following step, poke your finger in the soil, push the seeds inside it, and cover it again with the mud.

Inserting the Seeds

Step 5: Now, repeat all the steps mentioned above for other plants. Once you are done with the steps, place all the plants according to their labelled coasters.

Placing All the Plants

Step 6: To build a water stand, attach all the vertical pieces with the centrepiece and then notch it. Once it is done, gently keep a plastic cup over it.

Making Water Holder

Step 8: Now, cover the top section with the circle and attach it with other pieces

Attaching the Cover

Step 9: Now, place the plastic tubing starting from the hole in the following manner.

Inserting the Plastic Tube

Step 10: Now, poke some tiny holes in the plastic tube with the help pushpin.

Pinning the Holes

Step 11: You should slide the plastic tube through a small wooden piece in the next step.

Inserting the plastic Tube

Step 12: Now, fill the water tower with water

Filling the Water Tower

Step 13: Attach the syringe to the other end of the pipe.

Attaching the Needle

Step 14: Pull the syringe so that it will pull the water

Pulling the Water

Step 15: Remove the syringe and fix the stopper

Fixing the Stopper

Step 16: The last step is to place the drip irrigation system near a sunny place.

Drip Irrigation System

Things To Remember

  • Make sure the soil pellets get completely dissolved till one-third of your pot.
  • The circle at the edge should get properly attached to the vertical pieces.
  • Make sure you make small holes in the pipe.

 

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