You’ll need the following items to complete this lab session. (The standard kit for this book, available from www.thehomescientist.com, includes the items listed in the first group.) If you are preparing your own live specimens, do so starting a week or so before you intend to do this lab session.
Stain: eosin Y
Stain: methylene blue
Microscope, stereo (optional)
Slides, prepared (optional; see text)
Specimen(s), fern (see text)
Specimen(s), moss (see text)
This and the following lab session present an excellent opportunity for a field ...