Through Tomatosphere™, your students investigate the effects of outer space on the germination of tomato seed. This is a hands-on program that builds scientific inquiry and experimentation skills.
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6 images of some seeds which are the fertilized part of a plant used for germinating new plants such as fennel, kiwis and pumpkins
3 images of some asymmetrical flowerheads such as an iris and an Orchis Sima or Monkey Orchid
8 images of some flowerheads such as roses and water lilies whose outer petals are longer than the petals in the centre of the flower
5 images of some flowerheads such as petunias and lilies that start as a narrow base and widen to an open shape
7 images of some symmetrical flowerheads such as asters and sunflowers whose petals radiate from the centre of the flower
Students develop and apply the skills of observing, comparing & contrasting, and communicating as they explore life cycles of familiar plants.
Students will work collaboratively to design and build models of seeds that can travel as far as possible.