Science - Biology
Standard 3 Objective 1
1 class periods of 90 minutes each
Students will examine plant parts macroscopically and microscopically and relate structure to function.
Celery set in colored water several hours before hand for microscopic examination
Tree cookies can be purchased or made in a shop class from whole tree trunks with cross sections sawed cleanly. The diagram below can accompany the cookies.
Split celery in two vertically and place one half in salty water and one half in water with food coloring several hours before the lab.
look at the red, backside of a leaf. The stomata are clearly visible and are green.
Cut a small piece of the leaf and place it on a slide with cover slip.
Have examples of parallel vein and branching veins available.
Flower dissection or observation of an already dissected flower (depending on flower availability)
Lesson Design by Jordan School District Teachers and Staff.