Green Advice Lab Questions

1.  What type of plant material did you use for your lab?  Example: skin of a yellow pear

2.  What is accomplished by doing a serial dilution?

3.  What is accomplished by doing an extraction of plant matter?

4.  What is the purpose of the alcohol used during the plant extraction?

5.  So, you created a serial dilution, then you added a few drops of plant extract to each of the spot plate wells....Possibly you saw a color change occur, or possibly not in some of the spot plate wells...Why were we doing this step?

6. Think about extending this lab...what question did it cause you to form, and how would you go about testing to answer your question?

7.  Search the internet for  http://lpi.oregonstate.edu/ss01/anthocyanin.html .  What information does this site give you that is relative to this lab?