For newcomers to the microscopic world a five-slide set designed to teach the fundamentals of microscopy and to introduce some basic comparisons. The letter “e” is used to demonstrate reversal of direction and image. Colored threads allow students to practice focusing on different planes of the slide. Chaos carolinensis (giant amoeba) introduces the basic structure of a unicellular organism. Allium (onion) epidermis shows representative plant cells and a section of Amphiuma (Congo eel) liver serves as representative animal cells.
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Flinn Catalog/Reference Manual Page 963
Flinn Middle School Catalog/Reference Manual Page 643