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Virtual Microscope

Material type: Simulation

Year: 2003

Used in courses: BISC104

Authored by:

Margie Barrett
Joelle Cona
Paul Hyde
Bob Ketcham
Becky Kinney
Justin Schakelman

Department or Unit: Biology


MicroscopeThe Virtual Microscope is a full-fledged simulation that allows users to select and position slides, adjust lighting, magnification and focus, and measure specimens. A narrated demonstration is available to guide students through the steps required to bring a specimen into focus. There is also a checklist that indicates which steps have been completed successfully.

Primary Audience: High School, College General Ed

Location: http://www.udel.edu/biology/ketcham/microscope/

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