The History of the Microscopy

Your Tasks.

Task 1

  • 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.
Task 2

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.