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.
Learn what’s inside a tomato seed, how it travels, and all the things it needs to germinate and grow.
Learn about the pollination, fertilization, germination and growth of tomato plants.
Insects and other animals that are pollinators of plants play an important role in ecosystems.
Learn about pollination and other forms of sexual reproduction in plants. And did you know that plants can also reproduce asexually?
6 images of some seeds which are the fertilized part of a plant used for germinating new plants such as fennel, kiwis and pumpkins
6 images of some seedlings sprouting as one of the stages towards full plant growth
Bees are important for agriculture. But bee populations face threats. This resource looks at Colony Collapse Disorder, herbicides & pesticides, and more.
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
3 images of some asymmetrical flowerheads such as an iris and an Orchis Sima or Monkey Orchid