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How to Use a Compound Light Microscope

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Mrs. Laura Franks and Ashleigh


Mrs. Laura Franks, 7th Science

Mrs. Ashley Robison, Jr. Computer Lab

Wilson High School, Lauderdale County


This is a three minute demonstration of how to use a compound light microscope.  This podcast should follow a lesson which focuses on the identification of the parts of a microscope.  This podcast would be appropriate for students who are using a microscope for the first time.

Length: 02:43

Aligned to the following ALEX lesson plan:

Cells! Cells! Cells!

Content Areas: Science

Alabama Course of Study Alignments and/or Professional Development Standard Alignments:

[S1] (5) 5: Contrast ways in which light rays are bent by concave and convex lenses.


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