Here is information about this project as described on the TomatoSphere website http://tomatosphere.org :
What is Tomatosphere™?
What does the program involve?
Why grow tomatoes in space?
|All the seeds are planted! One tray for each Grade 3 class|
|Tiny precious experimental seeds and careful scientists at work!|
|Students predicting which seeds will grow the most tomatoes|
|Thinking about ensuring this is a fair experiment|