Learn about the structures within a flower and what they do!
+Watch and carry out a careful dissection of a flower, look at pollen under a microscope and create a decorative and informative record of your dissection!
+ The older groups will learn about the structures and their functions in greater depth
5-9s groups: 1 - 1:50pm (UK GMT): 23rd / 24th March
10-15s groups: 2:10 - 3pm (UK GMT): 23rd / 24th March
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Equipment (To join an entirely optional practical)
It is a good idea to have a whiteboard or paper, pen, ruler and calculator to hand in each session.
- Tray / plate / chopping board, ideally white
- A whole flower (flowering, not budding), ideally a daffodil + spares if possible (those with pollen allergies may wish to take appropriate precautions)
- Pen paper / whiteboard and pen
- Sharp scissors and / or knife (take care with sharps)
- Forceps or tweezers would be helpful
- Optional: A piece of white card or paper, pen and glue stick - If you would like to make a decorative and informative record of your dissection.
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What might younger students need help with?
Younger students may need help with careful handling of scissors and laying out their flower gently.
Price is for one student for one session.
Upon booking you will receive a photography consent form and opportunity to let us know about any Special Educational Needs and Disabilities (SEND).
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