Somerville House Middle School Science On-line: Year Seven
Cells and Microscopes II
The monocular microscope is used for very thin specimens.
It's about 500 times better than the human eye.
Sometimes, this type of microscope has a binocular eyepiece.
Click on the image to run a Flash animation to find out more about the microscope, including
how to use it.
Once you have viewed the animation you will be ready to do the tasks below.
Setting up the microscope
Understanding magnification and Field of View.