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Hydraulic Propagator

The Propagator project introduces students to hydraulic systems and their inner workings. Using a few household items and craft materials, students can build a propagator with a basic hydraulic system that will help them care for their seedlings.

At primary level, the set up of a propagator needs to be supported by an adult.  For secondary, students could build this themselves, either as part of a design technology or science lesson, or in a STEM Club.

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