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.

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