Mrs. Bates's science class had been studying how plants reproduce and also how to use a microscope, so in today's lesson they are going to try growing pollen tubes.
In flowers, when the pollen arrives on the female stigma, it starts to grow a tube down towards the ovary in order to fertilize the ovule and form the beginnings of the seed.
Let's join the class and see how they get on.
Want a bit more help with this before you begin? Why not watch this short video?