Exploring Life - Honors Biology Chapter 1 Microscope Familiarization
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Answer the questions as best you can. The boxes will expand as you type if you need more space.
(Don't worry if it is a one word answer. The box size is standard.)
Since you will be working in groups, put all the names of the people in the
group in the box.
Handle the microscopes carefully.
Go through the section on the CD on microscopes. (Instructions will be
provided in class).
Review scale at the FSU site. http://micro.magnet.fsu.edu/primer/java/scienceopticsu/powersof10/
Question 1: When
do you use the coarse focus knob on a microscope?
When do you use the fine focus on a microscope?
Question 3: Would
a light microscope help you to see DNA?
Question 4: Why
are light microscopes so important in biology? (Think about the themes of life
and the scales of the universe. What scale is the microscope good at? Obviously
Remember, the boxes will expand as you type if you need more space.
Examine the threads. (The "story" will be given in class.)
Question 5: Who done it?
Question 18: As a way of learning and doing "handouts" did
this work for you and your group?
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