Microscopy Tutorials & Quizzes
The Microscope (North Harris College)
Interactive Java Tutorials (Molecular Expressions)
These virtual microscopes explore specimen focus, illumination intensity, magnification, and translation---operating essentially in a manner that is identical to real-life microscopes.
How to Use a Microscope
This activity describes the function of each part of a microscope and gives step-by-step instructions on how to examine a sample. You may also use this learning object to review the proper use and care of a microscope and to test your knowledge in two drag-and drop exercies.
Animation by Barbara Liang and Josh Janikowski