Cell Structure Part 1 Mini Lab
by John Lundy
| 15 Questions
Note from the author:
A short lab to expose students to the use of both compound light microscopes and how scientists first learned about cells
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After watching the above Videos, acquire a box of prepared slides from your teacher.
Then, use the traditional light microscope to observe 5 slides. Draw what you see in the questions below. Make sure to provide the specimens name.
Feel free to draw what you see on a peace of paper then take a picture and upload the image.
1 pt
Specimen 1
1 pt
Specimen 2
1 pt
Specimen 3
1 pt
Specimen 4
1 pt
Specimen 5
Next, Use the micro Lenses for your cell phone to observe 5 other specimens. Use your phone to take pictures and then upload them to the questions below. Observe the same specimen that you did the first time for comparison.
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1 pt
Specimen 1
1 pt
Specimen 6
1 pt
Specimen 7
1 pt
Specimen 8
1 pt
Specimen 9
2 pts
Did your observations support the cell theory? Explain
1pt) 3 parts of cell theory are stated
1pt) Observations are clearly connected to either supporting or invalidating the cell theory

3 pts
Make a table that lists the names of each of your 9 specimens in one column. Then is the second Colum state weather or not they are Prokaryotes or Eukaryotic. Paste a picture of your table below.

1pt) the table is organized

1pt) all 9 specimens are listed

1pt) all 9 specimens are correctly classified
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