Education

Microscopic Life

Location: 
Nature Research Center
Dates Available: 
October 8, 2014 - May 29, 2015
Times Available: 
Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, 10:00am & 11:45am
Type of School: 
Home School,
Private,
Public
Grade Level: 
6th Grade,
7th Grade,
8th Grade,
9th Grade,
10th Grade,
11th Grade,
12th Grade
Class Size: 
minimum 8, maximum 30
Month: 
January,
February,
March,
April,
May,
October,
November,
December
Requirements: 
Must register for program at least six weeks in advance of your group's visit.
Fee: 
$70 per program

Use compound microscopes to discover the structures that allow single-celled organisms to carry out the basic functions of life.  Examine a variety of protists such as Euglena, Amoeba, Paramecium and Volvox.  Your group will make wet-mount slides, become proficient in the use of compound microscopes and learn how to calculate total magnification. This program is 1 1/2 hours.  This program takes place in the Micro World Investigate Lab.

Science Curriculum Correlation(s):7.L.1, Bio.1.1

Scheduling information: Scheduling for the 2014–2015 school year begins Wednesday, August 13, 2014. You must register for programs at least six weeks in advance of your group's visit. To schedule this program, contact the Debbie Huston, Scheduling Coordinator at 919.707.9840 or submit an online Scheduling Request Form.
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