Human Science Microscopy Investigations Gr. 5-8
- Author : Taylor, Kim/Taylor, Scott
Each section also includes an independent investigation based on the section topic. A number of suggested questions are provided, but the students are encouraged to choose questions of their own and use the microscopes as scientists would. These independent investigations could be the basis for science fair projects.
A variety of mounting techniques will allow the students to examine both living and non-living samples in ethically sensitive ways.
- Making a Cheek Smear
- Observing Blood
- Comparing Fingerprints
- Hair Mystery
- Human Science Independent Investigation
- Cross-Curricular Activities where relevant