Boom Cards™ The Parts of the Microscope

Boom Cards™ The Parts of the Microscope
Boom Cards™ The Parts of the Microscope
Boom Cards™ The Parts of the Microscope
Boom Cards™ The Parts of the Microscope
Boom Cards™ The Parts of the Microscope
Boom Cards™ The Parts of the Microscope
Boom Cards™ The Parts of the Microscope
Boom Cards™ The Parts of the Microscope
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8 MB|41 Digital Task Cards plus 10 page teacher guide
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Ready to go "digital" by using Boom Cards™ in your classroom? This resource provides you with a set of 41 digital task cards on the microscope and the functions of each part of the microscope. In addition, this resource includes my teacher guide to Boom Cards™ and Boom Learning℠ to provide you with all the information you need to learn what Boom Cards are, how you can use them in your classroom, and how to set up your Boom account.


Click on this link to preview this deck of Boom cards on the Boom Learning site.


What Are Boom Cards?
In a nutshell, Boom Cards are digital task cards. You would use them the same way you use traditional task cards, only these cards are viewed on digital devices such as interactive whiteboards, desktops, laptops, netbooks, Chromebooks, iPads, iPhones, Android tablets and phones, and Kindle-Fire tablets. It’s all digital!! No more printing, cutting, and laminating cards. Can you say time-saver? Just assign a Boom deck to your students and you are ready to go.


Be informed before you buy. Read my FREE Teacher Guide and use my FREE set of Boom task cards to determine if these digital task cards are right for you and your students.

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What topics are covered by these Boom Cards?
• Labeling the parts of the microscope: 12 of the 41 Cards contain a numbered diagram of the microscope. Students will select the correct name of each numbered part. Parts of the microscope include: Ocular, objective lenses, body tube, stage, stage clips, rotating nosepiece, diaphragm, light source, coarse adjustment knob, fine adjustment knob, arm and base.
• Function of each part of the microscope.
• The difference between a simple and a compound microscope.
• Rules for the proper use of the microscope.
• Magnification and resolution.
• How to calculate the total magnification for each objective on a compound microscope.
• How to measure a specimen being viewed under a microscope: Diameter of the 10x field of view, diameter of the 40x field of view, units of measurement, micrometers.
• Sample diagrams are used to provide practice in estimating the size of a specimen.
• Basic characteristics of the electron microscope.
• Limitations of light microscopes and electron microscopes.

Use Boom Cards the same way you would use any task cards: Independent work, group work, competitive game formats, homework, quiz or test prep.


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These digital task cards are played on the Boom Learning site. They are not downloaded to your computer. When you download this resource you are provided with a link to your new set of Boom Cards. Clicking the link will take you to Boom Learning where you will either: (1) Create a new account to get started, or (2) Sign in to an existing account for immediately access to your Boom cards.

Boom Learning and Teachers Pay Teachers
Any set of Boom Cards purchased on TpT allows you to forever play the Boom Cards using Fast Play. Fast Play does not save student progress reports but does provide you and your students unlimited and lifetime play of the decks you purchase from TpT.
From Boom Learning: “With your Teachers Pay Teachers purchase, users new to Boom Learning get a three-month free trial of student progress reporting for up to 150 students. Your trial includes the ability to make up to 5 free DIY decks. You may upgrade or cancel at any time. When you redeem your purchase, Boom Learning opens an account for you if you do not already have one. If you do not subscribe at the end of your trial, you will be able to continue using Boom Cards with the Fast Play feature. Fast Play does not track individual progress."

There are four levels of Boom memberships: There is one free level and 3 levels of paid subscriptions. All three levels of paid memberships are currently $25 or less per year.
Remember, at the end of the free period, it is NOT required that you purchase a Boom membership. You will continue to be able to use all decks that you have purchased in the “Fast-Play” mode.

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Total Pages
41 Digital Task Cards plus 10 page teacher guide
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Teaching Duration
45 minutes
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