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Title: Don't Touch Me!
Description: In this activity, students will learn about the feedback mechanisms that plants use to maintain equilibrium using turgor pressure. Students will use critical thinking and problem solving skills to investigate the turgor response in M. pudica to different stimuli.  
Key Words: turgor pressure, system equilibrium in plants 
Grade Level: 6th, 7th, 8th 
Subject: Science 
View File: Don't Touch Me Lesson Activity Plan.doc 
View File: Don't Touch Me Observation and Analysis sheet.doc 

Teacher's Request: I would like a hands-on activity or lab on turgor pressure. The standard in the TEKS is 8.6(B): the student will "identify feedback mechanisms that maintain equilibrium of systems such as body temperature, turgor pressure, and chemical reactions."
      

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