This worksheet contains original questions on the topic Cells. Learners do NOT require a light microscope to complete this investigation.
This test consists of 5 pages, 25 marks.
Memorandum included (English)
Afrikaans version also included- Graad 9 Ondersoek Kwartaal 1 (Selle) – mikroskoop NIE noodsaaklik NIE
Question 1 – Learners must study and draw a plant cell. A micrograph is included at the end of the assessment (Appendix). The learners draw the cell from the micrograph. This investigation is therefore suited for schools with no or too few light microscopes.
Questions 2 – leaners must answer questions on two micrographs.
Question 3 – learners must answer a question on the light microscope.
Question 4 – leaners must answer question on stem cells.
There is a strong focus on the scientific inquiry and scientific skills evaluated include observing, inferring, predicting, analysing and interpreting data. Challenging questions are posed to the students with the content represented in a new context.