Friday

Algae

Algae are a large group of single or multi cellular simple organisms. They have chlorophyll. The algae giant kelps grow more than 60 meters in length. They
are present everywhere on our planet.
Examples:- Seaweed, phytoplankton, Diatoms

Algae.Algae. Magnification - 450 times.



Algae.Algae. Magnification - 450 times.



Algae.Algae. Magnification - 100 times.



Algae.Algae. Magnification - 450 times.


Links - External
Algae - hcs.ohio-state.edu

Monday

Aquatic Plant (Water Plants) - Leaf and Stem

Aquatic plant's leaf surface.
Aquatic plant's leaf surface (Water plant).
Magnification - 100 times.



Aquatic plant's leaf surface.
Aquatic plant's leaf surface. Magnification - 100 times.
Compare this with other plant leaves.



Aquatic plant's stem.Cross section.
Aquatic plant's stem. Cross section.
Magnification - 100 times.
Compare this with other plant stems.



Aquatic Plant.
Aquatic Plant. Direct view.



Stem of another normal plant.
Stem of another normal plant. (This image was created
by combining two images.) This plant has a thin and
strong stem. Magnification - 100 times.


             Aquatic Plants live under the water or floating on the water. Plants like  Duckweed,Water Hyacinth, Water Lettuce are examples for floating water plants. Plants like Eel grass,Water star grass, Hydrilla are  examples for submerged water plants. Lotus and  Water Lilyare the examples for Emergent water Plants. These plant have roots in the mud under thewater and have floating leaves.
              These plants have special adaptations like aerenchyma. Aerenchyma means air spaces in plants stems and leaves. It helps for buoyancy and allowing the circulation of gases.
              One of the largest aquatic plants in the world is the Amazon water lily. One of the smallestaquatic plants is the minute duckweed.



Links - External
Aquatic Plants - botgard.ucla.edu
Aquatic Plants -  aquaplant.tamu.edu

Sunday

Coffee, Puffed Rice, Flour and Grape Skin - Microscopic View


Puffed Rice. Magnification - 100.



Puffed Rice
Puffed Rice. Magnification - 100.



Coffee
Coffee. Magnification - 100.



Rice flour and black gram dal flour
Rice flour and black gram dal flour mixed with water.
Magnification - 100.



Grape skin
Grape skin. Magnification - 100.

Tuesday

Stone

Stone.
Stone. Magnification - 100 times.



Fragment of the stone.
Fragment of the same stone. Magnification - 100 times.



Stone.
Stone. Magnification - 100 times.



Stone.
Stone. Magnification - 100 times.


stone.
Direct view of the stone.


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