Microscope Lesson Plan: The Onion Cell and Oral Mucosa Cell Comparison

Microscope Lesson Plan: The Onion Cell and Oral Mucosa Cell Comparison

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Life science begins at a microscopic level and cell observation is an excellent starting point for students. Understanding the basic differences between plant cells and animal cells begins under a microscope. Simple observation can demonstrate that plant cells are rigid and static whereas animal cells are irregular and flexible. By using the uHandy Microscope, students can discover this for themselves in this lesson.

The teaching tips you would learn from this post:

  • To get a better idea of how to use the uHandy Microscope to compare the difference of onion cells and oral mucosa cells.
  • Step-by-step instructions including making samples, easy clean-up.