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159 resources with the concept microscopes

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You Can’t Sneeze On This Tissue

For Teachers 6th Standards
Take your class' understanding of cells to the next level... or levels! Demonstrate the levels of organization using a variety of engaging methods. The teacher's guide includes the materials you'll need to execute a flower dissection,...
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The Science of Microbes

For Teachers 6th - 8th Standards
Looking for an interesting text to share the world of microbes with your middle school classroom? The edition contains explanations, worksheets, experiments, discussions, and links to outside sources for a true and complete microbiology...
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A First Look at Cells ~ Data and Analysis

For Students 7th - 12th
A neat lab sheet introduces cell biologists to the general structure of both animal and plant cells. They draw and label what they observe under high power. You will need to provide slides of cheek cells, onion cells, Elodea, and Volvox....
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Cellular Structure

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
The human body contains more than 200 types of cells, and plants contain many other unique types of cells. While a huge variety of cells exist, they appear to have very similar structures. A detailed presentation describes the structure...
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Introduction to Biology

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Welcome to Biology! Introduce pupils to a subject conceptualized by Aristotle in 300 BC through a presentation and worksheet. It covers the themes of biology, characteristics of life, the scientific method, microscopes, and measurements.
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Micro-Biology: Crash Course History of Science #24

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Robert Koch and his team of scientists identified the germs that cause diphtheria, typhoid, pneumonia, gonorrhea, meningitis, whooping cough, tetanus, plague, leprosy, syphilis, and more—that's some important work! Over a period of 100...
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The New Anatomy: Crash Course History of Science #15

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
How did scientists move beyond the medical ideas of Galen? Dissect the past with the 15th installment in a History of Science video series. Topics include Vesalius' dissections, the microscope, and mapping the human body.
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What van Leeuwenhoek Saw

For Teachers 6th - 12th Standards
When van Leeuwenhoek saw cells and single-celled organisms for the first time, he knew these small things were a big deal! Share his discoveries with young learners through a narrated video, model-building activity, and scale study....
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How Can You See an Atom?

For Students 9th - Higher Ed Standards
Seeing is believing! But, how can something as tiny as an atom be made visible? Explore the history of the atom with a video from the American Chemical Society's Reactions playlist. Content includes early concepts of the atom, as well as...
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Fossil Meteorites

For Students 6th - 12th Standards
Fossils ... from space? Science scholars discover evidence in a limestone quarry that helped researchers learn about a meteor shower that lasted hundreds of thousands of years through an interesting video from Brain Scoop's Fossils and...
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Fossil Fish, PT. III: The Preparation

For Students 6th - 12th
A paleontologist finds a fossil, but then what happens? An engaging video explains what happens to fossils once they make it back to the lab. It then demonstrates three different ways of excavating the fossil from the matrix. 
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PS4C - Information Technologies and Instrumentation

For Teachers K - 12th Standards
It's time to get technical! Technical doesn't have to be tricky, though—even in the lower grades. A short video discussing standard PS4C, Information Technologies and Instrumentation, leads you through the surprisingly simple side of...
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Optical Instruments: Crash Course Physics #41

For Students 9th - Higher Ed Standards
How does a lens work? A thorough video lesson addresses this question by looking at the lenses of human eyes, telescopes, and microscopes. Light waves play an important role function of each of these objects. This is the 41st lesson in...
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Let’s Get Theoretical About Cells

For Teachers 6th Standards
Get up close and personal with cells in a hands-on journey to discover what makes up living things. Scholars learn valuable microscope skills, delve into the Modern Cell Theory, and gain insight into how cells reproduce. The included lab...
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Plant Cell Crime Scene

For Teachers 7th - 12th Standards
Use science to solve the mystery of the Poplar murder. Pupils use forensic botany to determine if a suspect could be the killer. By analyzing images from a Transmission Electron Microscope, learners determine if the material found on the...
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The Right Tool for the Job

For Students K - 5th Standards
Is a saw a tool? What about a thermometer? Discover the applications of various tools with a activity that accompanies a matching card game. Learners search for tools from a stack of cards and circle its match on their activity. 
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Plant and Animal Cells

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Incorporate multiple facets of the cell into your next high school lab! Through an introduction to cell organelles, class members observe each cell type and draw visuals to further demonstrate understanding of cellular processes in both...
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Viewing Bacteria

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Have you ever wanted to know the true structure of E.coli? Does the thought of peering into its "small world" sound exciting? Here is a lesson that allows pupils the ability to do just that. Blossoming microbiologists use microscopes to...
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Cell Exploration Activities

For Students 7th - 12th Standards
Engage young biologists in exploring the mysteries of life with this collection of hands-on activities. Enlisting the help of numerous digital resources, students get an up-close look at the structure of plant and animal cells as they...
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Microscope Man

For Students 7th - 12th
"Microscope Man" is the story of a microscopic adventurer who journeys through the interior of a cell. This is a clever approach to reviewing the structure of a plant cell! After reading the story, cell biologists answer questions in...
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Microfishing

For Teachers 4th - 12th
Students use a simple method to collect living microorganisms from natural and/or artificial environments and develop skills in microscopy, observation, drawing, speculation, hypothesizing, oral presentation, and raising questions.
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Cells: A First-Hand View

For Teachers 6th - 12th
In the first of two activities, your charges prepare wet mount slides of cork and bean sprout cells in imitation of Robert Hooke's historical investigation. An excerpt from his notes is included. Then, investigators compare animal cells...
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Cells - The Building Blocks of Life

For Teachers 9th - 12th
It has appeal; Vivid microscopic images or colorful diagrams are displayed on almost every slide of this introduction to cells. Visit scientists who contributed to cell theory, learn the general components of cells, and compare...
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Cell Structure

For Students 9th - Higher Ed
Your accelerated biology learners will add to their understanding of cell structure with this resource. Taking them beyond the basics of mitochondria and chromatin, it also queries them about actin microfilaments and the extracellular...