Somerville House Middle School Science On-line: Year Seven
The History of the Microscopy
Open your word processor or a drawing package.
Use the information on the Molecular Expressions website to draw a timeline showing the significant milestones in the development of the light micrope.
Save your work, and either submit it to your teacher using Encarta Class Server.
Research (work in pairs)
View the same site, and then choose one historical microscope from one particular period that led to
improvements in our understanding to research further.
Do library research of the history of particular microscope chosen
Prepare a PowerPoint or Publisher report or a drama about your microscope
and how it contributed to our understanding of cells.
Your teacher will assess your work using criteria that will be available on Encarta Class server.