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How a Microscope Works

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Objective

How does a microscope magnify an object? Students will learn about lenses, build their own microscopes,and calculate the magnification for it.

Subjects

Physics

Grade Levels

6-12

Lesson Plan

Microscope Materials Checklist (please review)

How a Microscope Works

How a Microscope Works Presentation

Student Sheets

Reading_ How do the lenses in a microscope work

Microscope Activity Sheets

Please refer to the instructional video with the kit:

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