How to Dissect a Corn Kernel

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Have you ever wondered what's inside a kernel of corn? Follow along with this video from ABC11 Science Club to discover how to dissect a seed and find the components used to produce new plants.

What is dissection?

Dissection is the action of methodically cutting up a body, part or plant in order to study its internal parts.

Click here to download a PDF of the instructions for this experiment to print and recreate at home!

Find us at to share photos and videos of your dissection! Also, be sure to tune in to ABC11 Science Club with BASF every Wednesday at 4:28 PM!
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