Biology Practicals Class 10

Positive & Negative Geotropism

  • Teach science experiments in a gamified way
  • Boost conceptual clarity and knowledge retention
  • Aligned with National Education Policy 2020
  • Helpful in getting NAAC accreditation
  • CBSE, ICSE, and state boards aligned curricula
  • Engaging simulations with easy-to-teach instructions

About Simulation

  • Delve into the fascinating world of biology through engaging experiments and demonstrations that explore the concepts of positive and negative geotropism.
  • Experience the dynamics of plant growth and response to gravity in a thrilling and simplified manner, enhancing your understanding of geotropism.
  • Gain valuable insights into the concept of positive and negative geotropism through interactive simulations that make learning both educational and enjoyable.
  • Enhance your knowledge of plant biology by participating in experiments that highlight the significance of geotropism in shaping plant growth and development.

Biology Practical Class

Simulation Details

Duration – 30 Minutes
Easily Accessible
Languages – Odia & English
Platforms – Android & Windows


Plants are fascinating organisms that respond to gravity in unique ways, resulting in various growth patterns. The roots of a plant grow downward, anchoring the plant in the soil and absorbing necessary nutrients and water. This type of growth is known as negative geotropism. Conversely, the shoots of a plant grow upwards and away from the ground, displaying positive geotropism as they reach for sunlight to carry out photosynthesis.

To help individuals understand these phenomena, this simulation provides an in-depth exploration of the underlying mechanisms that are responsible for positive and negative geotropism. Participants will learn about the role of auxin, a hormone that regulates plant growth, and how it interacts with gravity to dictate root and shoot growth. Moreover, they will discover how plants sense and respond to gravity through specialized cells called statocytes. These cells contain dense starch-filled organelles called statoliths, which move in response to changes in orientation, allowing the plant to detect the direction of gravity.

In addition to examining the mechanisms of geotropism, participants will learn how plants adapt to their surroundings and optimize their growth in response to gravitational cues. They will also explore the impact of different environmental factors, such as light, moisture, and temperature, on plant growth and development.

At the end of the simulation, individuals will have gained a comprehensive understanding of the complex processes that regulate plant growth and development in relation to gravity. This knowledge will provide insights into the captivating dynamics of botany and plant physiology.

Requirements for this Science Experiment

  • Plant in pot
  • Iron Stand with a rotating clamp.

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