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Experiment : Looking at parts of a Buttercup Flower using the Light Microscope
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buttercup flower

 

Your teacher will show you how to make slides of the petals, stamens and carpels of your flower so that you can study them using a light microscope. You will need to use the high power lens to see the pollen grains in detail.

 

Photograph guides

Your drawing from the microscope

detail buttercup petal

 
 
 
 
 
 
 

detail buttercup carpel

 
 
 
 
 
 
 

detail buttercup stamen

 
 
 
 
 
 
 

When you have finished your practical work complete the labels on the two diagrams below.

 

LS Buttercup flower

ls buttercup stigma and style