Virtual Microscope

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Virtual Microscope

Learn terminology, usage, and care by interacting with a fully functional, virtual microscope. When you're ready, challenge your knowledge in the testing section to see what you've learned.

Also available for iOS:

Apple App Store

Upon completion of this exercise, you will be able to:

  1. List the basic components of a typical microscope
  2. Describe the use of lens power and eyepiece powers 
  3. Calculate the magnification of a microscope based on the selected lens
  4. Discuss the care of an use of a typical microscope