To use a light microscope to observe, draw and label a selection of plant and animal cells.
AQA spec link: 188.8.131.52
Relevant chapter: B1 Cells and organisation. AQA Biology third edition textbook-Page 4-5
In doing this practical students should cover these parts of the apparatus and techniques requirements.
Biology AT 1 – use appropriate apparatus to record length and area.
Biology AT 7 – use a microscope to make observations of biological specimens and produce labelled scientific drawings