Parts of a Microscope: Lesson for Kids


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What do you call things that need a microscope to see them?

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1. What is a microscope slide and how do you use it?

2. What are the names of the lenses on a microscope?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Microscopes have a lot of different parts that work together in special ways. You will be tested on the names of the different pieces and how certain parts work.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

The quiz and worksheet cover:

  • Microscope adjustment knobs
  • The term for things that are too small to see without a microscope
  • Microscope slides

Skills Practiced

  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to tell what should be done when your microscope image is dark
  • Information recall - remember what you've learned about the names of lenses on a microscope
  • Interpreting information - make sure that you can read information about how microscope slides work and interpret it correctly

Additional Learning

You can learn more about this subject by viewing the lesson called Parts of a Microscope: Lesson for Kids. This lesson covers:

  • How to carry a microscope
  • The meaning of the word ocular
  • How objective lenses work