A big thanks go to these chia companies for providing seeds as well as information for the research information on this site.
1. ChiaDirect has both small and large packages of seeds for affordable prices with no shipping fees.
2. ChiaFarms has nutritional information about feeding chia seeds to animals. Seeds are only sold in large amounts.
Chia Power is a website that provides information, investigations as well as offers free chia seeds to educators.
Directions for observing two physical properties if chia seeds: Touch Properties and Visual Properties.
These two physical properties are to be observed for both dry chia seeds and wet chia seeds.
The average length and width of black chia seeds are given. Instructions for measuring the average length and width of white chia seeds are given as well as an example data chart for recording the measurements.
Instructions and a data chart for comparing the average length and width of black and white chia seeds is given.
Instructions for growing chia seeds on a broken piece of pottery is given.
Ideas for writing questions for a chia seed science project.