As we reached the midpoint of the institute, we dove into many scientific applications of plant & animal science through various hands-on experiments. Here are a few photos of what we have been investigating over the past few days.
|Each group created a poster to explain the flora (plants), fauna (animals), location, and major characteristics of any biome within the United States. Where do you think a grassland would be located? What biome do you live in?|
|What happens to the rate of photosynthesis in a plant that hasn't seen sunlight in a week? Utilizing some boiling isopropyl alcohol to boil a few plant leaves and adding Lugol's solution, we found out quickly!|