Bean Seed Dissection Lab Kit


This lab will allow your students an opportunity to dissect (take apart) a Lima bean seed and study the parts to learn the purpose of each one.


Science Skills:

  1. Observing
  2. Comparing
  3. Collecting data
  4. Recording data

Included are student and teacher directions. Please read everything carefully before class. You will want to make copies of the student lab for each student.

Materials included:

75 lima beans, small cups, magnifiers, and plastic knives. Not included: Paper towels and water.

Most of this lab will be reusable for future classes with just the lima beans replaced.

The classroom pack has enough supplies for 15 students or 30 in pairs.