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Plant Parts



Through Tomatosphere™, your students will investigate the effects of outer space on the germination of tomato seeds. This is a hands-on program that builds scientific inquiry and experimentation skills.

A variety of plants

Parts of a Plant

What are the main parts of plants and what functions do these parts serve for plants?

Aira Villaneuva

Aira Fusilero Villanueva

Founder E-Waste Recycling

Fennel Seeds

Plants: Seeds

6 images of some seeds which are the fertilized part of a plant used for germinating new plants such as fennel, kiwis and pumpkins


Plants: Parts

12 images of some major parts of plants such as stems, roots, flowers and leaves

Plants: Human Use

Plants: Human Use

15 images of some products created by humans and are made from plants such as shelter, food and clothing

Life cycle of strawberry plant

Plant Life Cycle

Students develop and apply the skills of observing, comparing & contrasting, and communicating as they explore life cycles of familiar plants.

Bay Leaf

Plants: Leaves

15 images of some shapes and colours of plant leaves such as shamrocks, purple beech tree leaves and Japanese Maple tree leaves.

How does water move up a plant?

How does water move up a plant?

Do an experiment with celery to learn about the structures that help plants take up water.


Flowers: Trumpet Shape

5 images of some flowerheads such as petunias and lilies that start as a narrow base and widen to an open shape


Flowers: Radial Shape

7 images of some symmetrical flowerheads such as asters and sunflowers whose petals radiate from the centre of the flower


Flowers: Irregular Shape

3 images of some asymmetrical flowerheads such as an iris and an Orchis Sima or Monkey Orchid

Water Lily

Flowers: Cup Shape

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

Dandelion seeds floating in the wind

Design & Build a Travelling Seed

Students will work collaboratively to design and build models of seeds that can travel as far as possible.

Assortment of seeds

Design & Build a Seed Sorter

Students will work collaboratively to design and build a device that is able to sort seeds by size.