Moss Lab

Moss Lab
Use Ch24.1, 24.2, definitions, and diagram
Period _______
1. Mosses are members of what division?
2. What other plants are in this division?
3. Draw a diagram of the moss life cycle in the space provided below.
4. Obtain one complete moss plant. Observe using the dissection scope, a
hand lens or the naked eye. Draw the plant and label the following parts,
rhizoids, thallus, stalk, capsule, and peristome.
5. Make a wet mount of a spore squash, as demonstrated in class, and
observe using a compound scope. Draw a spore.