Lesson 4 in year 7 cells topic using microscope skills to look at cheek cells from swabs and calculating magnification.
Students use their microscope skills learnt in previous lesson to prepare and observe a specimen of their own cheek cells. They will also learn how to calculate magnification of specimens they view as well as the actual size of cell images based on magnification factor and measurement of the image.
Method for practical is included in the ppt and there is a corresponding worksheet on magnification calculations.
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Year 7 Cells - 7 lesson bundle
This bundle contains all 7 lessons with their accompanying resources for the cells topic at KS3. The lessons are: L1 - Life processes and animal cells; L2 - Plant cells; L3 - Microscopes and onion cell practical; L4 - Magnification and cheek cell practical; L5 - Specialised cells; L6 - Cell division; L7 Organs and organ systems with a focus on the digestive system.
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