ERIC Number: EJ651121
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 2002
Reference Count: 0
Testing for Starch, Respiring Tissues, and Vascular Bundles: Inquiry-Based Seed and Stem Anatomy Labs.
Florine, Sara; Hammond, Paul; Pomart, Katrina; Balschweid, Mark
Science Activities, v38 n4 p22-27 Win 2002
Describes some inquiry-based labs in which students identify starch in popped popcorn, then determine whether starch is present in the kernels prior to them being cooked. Students distinguish monocot and dicot stems as well as determining whether boiling kills tissues in seeds that have been soaked in water. (DDR)
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher; Journal Articles
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
Note: Theme issue: Adventures in Inquiry-Based Science.