Discovering Flowers in a New Light

by: Rebecca L. McNall and Randy L. Bell

Although students may have made observations of plants and flowers, not many have looked closely at their various structures or seen the colorful designs of flowers that are only apparent when magnified. The 5E learning cycle described in this article engages students in scientific inquiry using digital microscopy to explore the various parts of a flower.


Type Journal ArticlePub Date 1/1/2004Stock # sc04_041_04_35Volume 041Issue 04

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