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    In this activity, students use the Which microscope? interactive to learn about various types of microscopes and discover which microscope is best for a specific sample type.

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

    • work their way through a branching key to discover which microscope is best for specific sample types
    • use a variety of text and media to find facts and answer questions about various microscopes
    • use the Science Learning Hub as a research tool.

    Download the Word file for:

    • introduction/background notes
    • what you need
    • what to do
    • extension ideas
    • student handouts.
      Published 29 February 2012 Referencing Hub articles