T.S of dicot and monocot leaf under foldscope

Class-7 Topic-Transportation in plants While teaching the above topic the students observed the section of dicot and monocot leaf  to understand the concept of xylem and phloem in class room setting.

Petal cells of Red turk’s cap

Malvaviscus penduliflorus commonly known as Red turk’s cap belongs to the family Malvaceae.The petals are red in colour due to the presence of the pigment anthocyanin. This bright colour of petals attract  the insects  for pollination. The petal cells when observed under the foldscope showed spherical cells with little intercellular spaces.

Strawberry peel under foldscope

Strawberry is red in colour due to the presence of the pigment anthocyanin. These pigments are made in plants by combining of a molecule of some type of sugar with a molecule of an anthocyanidin.Strawberries become red only during their ripening process during which sugar becomes  concentrated in the fruit.           …

Cockroach – legs under foldscope

Cockroach belongs to the phylum Arthropoda and have jointed legs.The body is divided into three parts-head,thorax and abdomen. Three pairs of legs are attached to the thorax.They have three joints on each leg which means they have 18 knees. The legs have the following parts-coxa,trochanter,femur,fibia and tarsus.All these parts were observed under the foldscope. Fibia…

Bougainvillea -anther

Stamen is the male part of the plant .It contains the anther and the filament. The anther release the pollen grains.The pollen grains contain the male gametes.

Fibre to fabric-class 8

Fabric is made up of two set of yarns arranged together. The process of arranging two sets of yarns together to make a fabric is called weaving.                                                         …

Pollen grain of Hibiscus under foldscope -Class 10

Stamen is the male part if the flower and contains two parts-the filament and the anther. When mature anther brust out realising the pollen grains.The pollen grains contain the male gamete. The pollen grains of Hibiscus are spherical in shape and has rough surface. The wall of the pollen grain is made of two layers-outer…