Naming

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DISSECTION KITS

In this section, you can find a Google Slides presentation designed to help you learn the names and uses of the instruments contained within the dissection kits we frequently use in science class.


MAGNIFICATION INSTRUMENTS

In this section, you can find a Google Slides presentations and other documents designed to help you learn the names and uses of the following tools and instruments:

SIMPLE MICROSCOPES

Simple microscopes include eyepieces, Goose neck magnifiers, hand lenses (or loupes), and magnifying glasses. Dr. Merritt has put together a single Google Slides presentation that addresses all four of these ‘simple’ magnification instruments.

COMPOUND MICROSCOPES

MONOCULAR

Primary inspection
Mirrored microscopes
Light (illuminated) microscopes

BINOCULAR

Primary inspection
Mirrored microscopes
Light (illuminated) microscopes
Long-arm microscopes