Planaria and Regeneration: Lessons on Stem Cells
Planaria are flatworms that can regenerate when cut apart in many pieces. These worm have neoblast stem cells that divide in the regeneration process in such a way that a tail piece can regrow a head! In this lab you will make 3 cuts with your planaria and observe them for regeneration. Use the pdf document at this link https://docs.google.com/a/fpcsk12.org/file/d/0B5conVzKRxIkSFJmM2xDM28tbzg/edit?usp=docslist_api to guide you. Take daily pictures, annotate them, and upload to your own Tackk.