Flik heads off into the unknown world to find help against the grasshoppers. On his way to the unknown, he faces a dilemma: finding a way over the huge cliff. Flik comes up with an idea to climb up a dandelion stalk and travel with the seed as it is carried by the wind.
Beakman explains germination as an overview with a short video clip. Then explains the durability and uniqueness of different kinds of seeds. Using an animated clip, he explains how birds help spread seeds. They then perform a demo showing how plants always grow toward light.