In this activity, students identify and label the main parts of a microscope and describe their function.

By the end of this activity, students should be able to:

  • identify the main parts of a microscope and describe their function.

Download the Word file (see link below) for:

  • introduction/background notes
  • what you need
  • what to do
  • student handout.
    Published 12 May 2008, Updated 7 February 2013