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View Resource Scanning Electron Microscope

As part of the Science Learning Network, the Scanning Electron Microscope (SEM) Web site explores what an SEM is, how it's used, and what images it can produce. The How It Works section has a self-paced tutorial and an interesting movie describing how it functions as well. The other section for students is the image gallery, which has the Animal, Vegetable, Mineral game. Individual images from a...

https://www.mos.org/
View Resource Basic Microscopy: An Important Skill for Plant Pathologists

This lab exercise is provided by the American Phytopathological Society Education Center as part of its Introductory Plant Pathology series. Created by Melissa B. Riley of Clemson University, Basic Microscopy familiarizes students with the use and maintenance of the compound and dissecting microscope. In addition to detailed procedural instructions, the exercise includes questions that test...

http://www.apsnet.org/edcenter/intropp/LabExercises/Pages/Mi...
View Resource Molecular Expressions Photo Gallery: Burgers and Fries

The Optical Microscopy Division of the National High Magnetic Field Laboratory -- a joint venture of Florida State University, the University of Florida, and the Los Alamos National Laboratory -- presents this uncommon look at a familiar favorite. Burgers and Fries, just one of many fantastic image galleries from the Molecular Expressions Web site, shows how "this delightful classic is just as...

http://micro.magnet.fsu.edu/micro/gallery/burgersnfries/burg...
View Resource The University of Queensland - The Centre for Microscopy and Microanalysis

"The Centre for Microscopy and Microanalysis is an interdisciplinary research and service facility dedicated to an understanding of the structure and composition of all materials at atomic, molecular, cellular and macromolecular scales." The web site features a variety of material science investigations. Researchers can learn about partaking in electron microscopy online, instrument reservations,...

https://cmm.centre.uq.edu.au/
View Resource Concepts in Digital Imaging Technology

The Optical Microscopy Division of the National High Magnetic Field Laboratory (NHMFL) is part of a collaborative initiative among Florida State University, the University of Florida, and the Los Alamos National Laboratory. (See also see the August 4, 1999 Scout Report for Science & Engineering ) This section of their Molecular Expressions Photomicrography Primer provides an overview of several...

http://micro.magnet.fsu.edu/primer/digitalimaging/concepts/c...
View Resource Molecular Expressions: Optical Microscopy Primer

Produced by the Florida State University, this website offers a host of tutorials about microscopy and its related principles. In the Physics of Light and Color link, students can learn about electromagnetic radiation, fluorescence, light filters, lasers, and much more. The website offers an introduction to the use of a microscope, animations of light pathways, and a history of the instrument's...

http://micro.magnet.fsu.edu/primer/
View Resource Nature Milestones Screenshot

What were the most important advances in cutaneous biology of the past 100 years? The Nature Milestones website provides a detailed answer to that question, along with similar responses regarding light microscopy, cancer, and gene expression. All told there are ten special features on the site, and each feature includes an interactive timeline, scientific commentaries, and a selection of articles...

http://www.nature.com/milestones/index.html?foxtrotcallback=...