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Strand B: Growth and Changes in Plants



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.

Cornfield in Ontario

Let's Talk Food Resources

Discover a set of resources curated to get you ready to discuss sustainable agriculture and food security.

A variety of plants

Parts of a Plant

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

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Aira Fusilero Villanueva

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Maturation of tomato fruit

The Life Cycle of a Tomato Plant

Learn about the pollination, fertilization, germination and growth of tomato plants.

Water droplets on a leaf

Needs of Plants

Plants have specific needs - light, air, water, nutrients, and space - to survive and reproduce.

Seed-producing plants

Seed Dispersal

Students develop and apply the skills of observing, comparing, contrasting, sorting and classifying, to investigate how seeds move from place to place.

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

Early Stages Of Plant Growth

Plants: Growth

10 images showing some stages of plant growth from planting to sprouts growing to harvesting

Seed Germinating

Plants: Germination

6 images of some seedlings sprouting as one of the stages towards full plant growth

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.