Your tomato seeds come from traditional seed production methods; they have NOT been modified through the use of biotechnology. The seeds are a hybrid variety from HeinzSeeds, part of the Kraft Heinz Company, the third largest food and beverage company in North America.
With the Tomatosphere™ Project, “planning, planning, planning” is the key to success. This resource will help you begin Tomatosphere project planning.
Having the proper supplies for the Tomatosphere™ Project on-hand will make the experiment easier for teachers and students. Tomatosphere supplies are outlined in the “Before You Begin the Tomatosphere™ Experiment”. You can obtain your supplies locally or you can order them directly from the Tomatosphere™ supporter, Stokes Seeds.
This is a reference for Tomatosphere™ planting and any other seed planting exercise. It outlines some of the key elements of starting your own seeds – the containers, the planting medium, temperature and moisture requirements and light.
This Tomatosphere resource will walk you through the general steps in conducting the Tomatosphere experiment in your classroom.
This downloadable PDF gives details and hints on how to conduct the Tomatosphere science experiment in your classroom.
Your students will be able to understand when “germination” has taken place using the descriptions and photographs in the Tomatosphere Germination PDF.
To ensure the consistency of observations made by numerous independent observers, the following criteria will be used to define the condition “successfully germinated”. For purposes of this experiment, a seed
You can assist parents’ and guardians’ understanding of Tomatosphere by keeping them informed about the purpose of the project and how it fits into your curriculum plans.
Reporting Your Results fulfills the primary objective of the Tomatosphere experiment. Attached is a PDF guiding you through reporting your results.