Monday, October 31, 2011
Biology: Water...more than meets the eye
To get a sense of what we were looking for, we started off by watching a few short video clips of different microorganisms. Then the kids prepared their slides, making sure to get a sample of pond water that was nice and goopy. After hunting around a bit, the kids turned up some interesting single-celled organisms and even a water flea. What's cool about this little guy is that being transparent means you can WATCH its heart beat!