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Using a Microscope

In this worksheet, students will review their understanding of how to use a microscope, what can go wrong and how to measure specimens.

'Using a Microscope' worksheet

Key stage:  KS 3

Curriculum topic:   Biology: Structure and Function of Living Organisms

Curriculum subtopic:   Cells and Organisation

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Worksheet Overview

Microscopes have helped us, as humans, to find out so much more about our world and about ourselves than people living just a couple of hundred years ago could possibly have imagined. They truly have opened up a whole new world to us!


Scientist using a microscope


So, how does a microscope work? How does it help you to see tiny things? Join Ben as he learns how to use his microscope, and see whether you can help him to improve his techniques and maybe learn something new yourself along the way!

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