Lesson Plan: Microscope Basics - Grades 6-8

The name of this lesson is Microscope Basics and is intended for grades 6-8. This lesson meets NJCCCS 5.1.8.B.2 (2009). The student will demonstrate the proper use of the microscope and be able to identify the parts of a micrpscope anf explain their functions. The student understand the lab rules associated with the proper use and care of a microscope. The student will understand the importance of the microscope to science and how it relates to every day life. The purpose of this lesson is for the student to understand how technology has helped scientists to see the "invisible world" and to learn the proper use of a piece of technology that is used to comprend more about the living world.





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Resources
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Label Parts of a Microscope

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Microscope Lab Rules