Parts of a Leaf/Microscopy lesson
Y8 lesson incorporating microscopy skills and parts of a leaf (Activate 2017).

Students learn to explain what they already know about plants, to use a microscope, and discover stomata under leaves.
Privet leaves were used in lesson, but slides were pre-prepared to save time.
Includes differentiated worksheets, and microscopy method mix up.

Lesson was used for an observation with a higher ability year 8,progress check added in from advice, otherwise worked really well - particularly the starter.

Easily could be extended to include finding size of cells for higher ability, or focused on scientific drawing and microscopy skills for LA.
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Created: Jun 22, 2017

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