Microscope. Compound Light Microscope. Microscope Activities and Games.
Here is a great range of activities to introduce students to the basics of the microscope. A perfect resource for teachers who use interactive notebooks. A suggested introductory activity opens the package. Students learn about and illustrate the history of the development of the microscope. They complete a cut and paste for vocabulary for parts of the microscope. A quiz for reinforcement of vocabulary mastery is provided. Microscope basics are covered and students learn how total magnification is calculated. Instructions on preparing a wet slide with suggestions for instruction is also included. A vocabulary word scramble and crossword are also included. A game board that is sure to delight and engage helps students to memorize parts of the microscope. A final quiz that has students match vocabulary to parts of the microscope completes the mini unit.