Lab: Investigating Cell Variety Set up: Set up and label the next 8 pages of your journal as follows. Page 1 Name of lab (centered) Your name Partner Date Period Purpose, materials, procedure (see below) Page 2 Elodea drawing and answers to questions 1 and 2 Page 3 Onion skin drawing and answers to questions 3 and 4 Page 4 Human skin cell drawing Page 5 Amoeba drawing and answer to question 5 Page 6 Answers questions 6-9 Page 7 Generalized plant drawings Page 8 Generalized animal cell Class Copy Only! Page 1 Cell Variety Lab LJ Grant & ________ 11/6/15 Period 1-4 Purpose: Identify and label cell parts in diagrams of plant and animal cells. List each cell part’s function Describe characteristics that distinguish plant cells from animal cells Materials: 1 Microscope 1 Elodea leaf Onion skin Cheek cells 1 Microscope slide 1 Cover slip 1 Prepared Amoeba slide Water and eye dropper Iodine Safety Goggles Procedure: 1. Make a wet mount slide of elodea. Find a layer of large cells on high power. Identify the parts and answer questions located in the lab guide. 2. Prepare a wet mount slide of the onion skin. Stain it with iodine. Examine cells under low, medium and high power. Draw and label 3 onion cells on high power (put them all on the same page) and answer the questions. 3. Make a wet mount slide of your cheek cells. Scrape the inside of your cheek with a toothpick and add a drop of iodine before adding the cover slip. On high power draw and label three cheek cells and answer the questions. 4. Obtain a prepared amoeba slide. On high power draw and label 2 amoeba cells and answer the questions. 5. Complete the questions at the end of the lab guide and draw a generalized plant and animal cell.