Microscopic Life

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 takes place in the Micro World Investigate Lab.

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

Scheduling information: Scheduling for the 2017–2018 school year begins Tuesday, August 15, 2017. You must register for programs at least six weeks in advance of your group’s visit. To schedule this program, contact the Missy Chernick, Scheduling Assistant at 919.707.8860 or submit an online Scheduling Request Form.