Dissection Microscopes Teacher Resources
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Seed Dispersion of Strawberries and DandelionsLesson Planet
4th - 6th
Students investigate how seeds are dispersed on land. In this plant biology lesson, students use a dissecting microscope to study strawberry seeds and dandelion seeds, they draw what they see, then create a hypothesis on the seeds by...
Classification of an Invertebrate: SpongeLesson Planet
8th - 10th
Students investigate the invertebrate sponge. In this invertebrates lesson plan, students observe the sponge, Grantia, using a dissecting microscope. Students answer questions about their observations and view six other invertebrates....
Comparing Ionic and Polar Covalent CrystalsLesson Planet
Twelfth graders make a number of ionic crystals. They compare a preserved snowflake to the physical properties of the ionic crystals. They apply qualitative observations and drawings in their discussion of the similarities between ice...
Plant Structures Lab StationsLesson Planet
9th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
In China, hibiscus is known as the shoe flower because it is used to polish shoes, while in Hawaii, it is honored as the state flower. Young scientists learn about the structure and function of flowers. They dissect hibiscus flowers,...
C. elegans and the Search for Extraterrestrial LifeLesson Planet
9th - 12th
Introduce the topic of astrobiology in a unit that's out of this world. Biology scholars examine the search for extraterrestrial life by culturing roundworms, a species that has been key in helping researchers understand the challenges...
Alfalfa Butterfly/Caterpillar Lifecycle InvestigationLesson Planet
9th - 12th
Students collect and record data. They model specimens. Students identify sex of butterflies. They analyze data. Students make conclusions based on collected data. They compare and contrast the different groups of insects such as...
Determination of the Volume of CO2 in Pop RocksLesson Planet
9th - 12th
Where does the pop in pop rocks come from? An engaging activity asks scholars to measure the amount of carbon dioxide in a package of Pop Rocks candy. Learners dissolve the candy in water and use the solubility of CO2 to determine its mass.