User login


Leaf Me Alone


Source Institutions

    Twin Cities Public Television

Add to listGo to activity
Leaf Me Alone

In this activity, learners explore the structure of plant leaves. Learners find out what happens when they coat either the top or bottom sides of leaves with petroleum jelly. Use this activity to investigate the structure of plants and discuss photosynthesis/respiration.

Quick Guide


Preparation Time:
Under 5 minutes

Learning Time:
1 to 7 days

Estimated Materials Cost:
$5 - $10 per group of students

Age Range:
Ages 6 - 14

Resource Types:
Activity, Experiment/Lab Activity

Language:
English

Materials List (per group of students)


  • A plant with big leaves
  • A jar of petroleum jelly

Subjects


  • Life Sciences
    • Cells
      • Cell Metabolism
    • Diversity of Life
      • Plants
  • The Nature of Science
    • The Scientific Process
      • Conducting Investigations

Informal Categories


  • Outdoor Activity
  • Gardening
  • Nature and Environment

Audience


To use this activity, learners need to:

  • see
  • touch

Learning styles supported:

  • Involves hands-on or lab activities

Other


Components that are part of this resource:

This resource is part of:

Access Rights:

  • Free access

By:

Source Collection:

  • DragonflyTV

Rights:

  • All Rights Reserved, Twin Cities Public Television, Inc., ©2006

Funding Sources:

  • National Science Foundation
  • Best Buy Children's Foundation

Share


User Lists


This resource is part of these lists: