- Before watching the BtN Plant Bank story, discuss what you think a seed bank is, as a class.
- What is another word for plants?
- How many species of plants can be found in Australia?
- 2.4 million
- Since European settlers arrived in Australia how many different types of plants have disappeared?
- Someone that studies plants is called a...
a. Archaeologist b. Botanist
- The idea of seed banks is a completely new idea. True or false?
- List a reason why scientists store seeds?
- Where in the world is the ‘doomsday vault’? Locate using Google Maps.
- Why is it important that we look after our plants?
- How are seeds prepared for the seed bank? Illustrate using a flow chart.