During the first semester of science with Mr. Kirste I learned many things. We covered plant cells, animal cells, traits, genetics, and rat growth and development. In liked doing the lab work for these the most. The Edible Cell was probably my favorite because we ate it when we were done.
The most difficult part was the study of rat growth. My group and I struggled to get the measurements done. We kept making errors because the little rat was always moving. We needed to wrap a string around the circumference of the rats head. Then we measured the length of the string to determine the size. It took us many tries to do this. We kept trying until my lab partner was finally able to accurately get the measurement accurately. We knew it was accurate because it was the same as other groups that measured the same rat.