Inspiring the next generation of plant scientists!

Conveying importance of plant science in solving global problems by ‘nurturing educational outcomes for school children’.

Resources In Use

Sci-seedlets provides educational tools to nurture wider interest in plant sciences and STEM research.

Sci-seedlets is improving public awareness of the role of plants and plant scientists.

Partners include plant scientists, computer scientists, teachers, schools and members of the public.

Sci-seedlets is reaching out to a variety of age groups, especially school children 3-15 years and also adult non-scientists.


StomaToy Leaf Cube engaging audiences at Festival of Farming and Food event at MacDonagh for ScienceWeek
(reproduced with kind permission of Teagasc, photo by Dylan Vaughan @dylanvaughanirl)

Sci-seedlets resources spreading Plant Science fun in P3 classrooms at Knightswood Primary School, Glasgow (2021) 

StomaToy paper cube attracting wee audiences at Glasgow Science Festival Botanics event (2019)