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Surface Area of a Leaf

Surface Area of a Leaf

Introduction

Now you and your group should work together to find the surface area of the leaves your teacher has provided for you. You should find the surface area of the leaves by using square centimeters and recording your solutions and methods on this sheet.


Group Members __________________________________

For each leaf, measure and record the plant species, leaf surface area your group calculated, and the method used to determine the surface area of each leaf.

Leaf 1  

Plant species: ____________________                                               Area: ________________

Calculation/description of how the area was determined.

 

 

 

Leaf 2 

Plant species: ____________________                                               Area: ________________

Calculation/description of how the area was determined.

 

 

 

Leaf 3 

Plant species: ____________________                                               Area: ________________

Calculation/description of how the area was determined.

 

 

 

Leaf 4 

Plant species: ____________________                                               Area: ________________

Calculation/description of how the area was determined.

 

 

 

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