Organism

MATERIALS NEEDED FOR COLLECTION OF ORGANISMS

MATERIALS NEEDED FOR COLLECTION OF ORGANISMS
Knives to cut portions of plant stem/root or uproot
Polythene bags to put the collected plant or specimens
Insect collecting jars
Insect killing jars
Hand gloves
Sweep nets
Pooters
Traps

Observation of Organisms

Observe the plant/animal in its natural habitat before collecting
Identify the exact place -on surface, under rock, on tree trunk, on branches
What does it feed on?
How does it interact with other animals and the environment?
How many of that kind of plant or animal are in a particular place?
Plant specimens placed on the bench and sorted out into;- seeds/stems/roots/leaves/fruits
Animal specimens may be left inside polythene bags if transparent
Others (killed ones) are put in petri¬ dishes
Use hand lens to observe the external features of small animals