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.

Task 1
Setting up the microscope
Understanding magnification and Field of View.

Task 2
Microscopic Life I: Plant cells

Task 3
Microscopic Life II: Pond Life

Task 4