Microscope

Use a Microscope

Learning how to properly use a microscope is the first step in discovering all of the fun experiments that can be made possible through microscopy. While learning to use a microscope is not difficult, it can seem rather overwhelming without proper instruction due to a microscope’s many moving parts. By following the simple steps outlined on this page, you will be able to quickly begin using a compound microscope to complete a variety of school oriented tasks.

Not Just For Science

Not Just For Science

People often assume that microscopes have very little value outside of the science room. Conse-quently, many teachers never even consider implementing these tools into their daily lessons. How-ever, the truth is that microscopy can be used to help teach a variety of subjects. On this page you will learn more about how microscopes can be used to effectively teach students about point of view as it applies to a history lesson.

Fun Experiments

Fun Experiments

Microscope experiments can be used to answer a variety of questions. For instance, have you ever wondered what your water looks like up close? Is that water really clear, or does it have something else in there? If so, the result you get from one of the experiments on this page may just shock you. Of course, experiments with shocking results are typically among the most fun, so go ahead and try out each of these experiments yourself.

Microscope in School

Microscope in School

Microscopes are one of the most valuable tools available to assist students in learning a variety of les-sons both in science class and throughout the rest of their school day. Learning how to operate a mi-croscope, what type of experiments these tools can be used to conduct, and the unique ways that microscopes can be used to put an interesting spin on otherwise boring material can truly enhance the educational process.