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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