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.
Needs of Plants
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Students develop and apply the skills of observing, comparing, contrasting, sorting and classifying, to investigate how seeds move from place to place.
Students will work collaboratively to design and build models of seeds that can travel as far as possible.
Students will work collaboratively to design and build a simple irrigation system that transports water to at least two plants from one source without leaking.
Plants have specific needs - light, air, water, nutrients, and space - to survive and reproduce.
Students will work collaboratively to design and build a structure that will protect a seed from the elements.