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Laboratory Investigation on Cells
Observing other Human Cells
2. Looking at Skin Cells
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Take apiece of sticky tape and stick it onto the inside of your wrist. Rub the tape so it sticks onto your wrist. Tear off one corner quickly. Stick the tape onto the microscope slide. Lift one corner of the sticky tape and place one drop of methylene blue onto the microscope slide and just under the tape. The liquid will move across the slide under the tape. Observe the slide using the x10 objective. Can you see any cells?

If you can, in the space below draw one of the cells that you see and label the drawing using the following words : cell membrane, cytoplasm and nucleus.