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 2015–2016 school year begins Tuesday, August 11, 2015. You must register for programs at least six weeks in advance of your group’s visit. To schedule this program, contact  Debbie Huston, Scheduling Coordinator at 919.707.9840 or submit an online Scheduling Request Form.