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Ch 1: Microscopes Basics & Techniques

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Let us help you study for a test that covers the basics and techniques of microscopes. This short online chapter offers engaging lessons and mini quizzes that can deepen your knowledge of the different types of microscopes and their components and enhance your preparations for your test.

Microscopes Basics & Techniques - Chapter Summary

Improving your understanding of the basics and techniques of microscopes is simple using the lessons in this chapter. Expert instructors ensure you fully grasp microscope specimens, the compound and light microscope and cell identification. After you've finished this chapter, you will be ready to:

  • Discuss the uses and parts of the light microscope
  • Describe how the compound microscope operates
  • Explain how to preserve, stain and mount microscope specimens
  • Identify, draw and label cells being examined under a microscope

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