Euglena Population Experiment Essay

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Population experiment Euglena Population Date: 8/28/12 | Number of Euglenas per Fields of View 1-10 | Ave./F.O.V. | Tube 1 | 1 | 2 | 3 | 4 | 5 | 6 | 7 | 8 | 9 | 10 | Total | | | 1 | 0 | 0 | 0 | 2 | 0 | 0 | 1 | 0 | 1 | 5 | 0.5 | Tube 2 | 1 | 2 | 3 | 4 | 5 | 6 | 7 | 8 | 9 | 10 | Total | | | 1 | 0 | 1 | 0 | 0 | 2 | 0 | 1 | 0 | 0 | 5 | 0.5 | During the first stages of the experiment the euglena population seemed very small the average was at .5 for both tubs. Date: 9/5/12 | Number of Euglenas per Fields of View 1-10 | Ave./F.O.V. | Tube 1 | 1 | 2 | 3 | 4 | 5 | 6 | 7 | 8 | 9 | 10 | Total | | | 1 | 0 | 1 | 0 | 3 | 0 | 1 | 1 | 0 | 1 | 8 | 0.8 | Tube 2 | 1 | 2 | 3 | 4 | 5 | 6 | 7 | 8 | 9 | 10 | Total | | | 1 |…show more content…
Date: 9/13/12 | Number of Euglenas per Fields of View 1-10 | Ave./F.O.V. | Tube 1 | 1 | 2 | 3 | 4 | 5 | 6 | 7 | 8 | 9 | 10 | Total | | | 2 | 0 | 3 | 0 | 2 | 0 | 1 | 1 | 0 | 1 | 10 | 1 | Tube 2 | 1 | 2 | 3 | 4 | 5 | 6 | 7 | 8 | 9 | 10 | Total | | | 2 | 0 | 1 | 0 | 4 | 2 | 2 | 1 | 0 | 0 | 12 | 1.2 | 14 days into the experiment and the euglena seem to be growing but not at the rate I expected them to, no there is an average of 1 for test tub 1 and 1.2 for test tube 2 Date: 9/23/12 | Number of Euglenas per Fields of View 1-10 | Ave./F.O.V. | Tube 1 | 1 | 2 | 3 | 4 | 5 | 6 | 7 | 8 | 9 | 10 | Total | | | 3 | 4 | 1 | 0 | 2 | 4 | 0 | 1 | 5 | 3 | 23 | 2.3 | Tube 2 | 1 | 2 | 3 | 4 | 5 | 6 | 7 | 8 | 9 | 10 | Total | | | 1 | 4 | 1 | 5 | 1 | 3 | 6 | 1 | 3 | 5 | 29 | 2.9 | 24 days in to the experiment and the population is still growing but at a slow rate. The average for test tube one has increased to 2.3 and test tube 2 is now 2.9. We can see a slight increase but not what I was expecting. Date: 10/3/12 | Number of Euglenas per Fields of View 1-10 | Ave./F.O.V. | Tube 1 | 1 | 2 | 3 | 4 | 5 | 6 | 7 | 8 | 9 | 10 | Total |

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