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  1. Taking a Closer Look at Objects

    11 Jan 2017 | | Contributor(s):: Georgia Institute of Technology

    For students to understand their world they often need to use tools to gather information.  Some tools will help them see parts of their surrounding world that they would otherwise miss. These tools include magnifying glasses and microscopes.    The lesson can be conducted as...

  2. Powers of Ten with the Blue Morpho Butterfly

    09 Jan 2017 | | Contributor(s):: Nancy Healy, Marilyn Garza

    This activity is designed to help students understand the concept of scale and magnification when examining a Blue Morpho butterfly wing. The activity requires the use of a scanning electron microscope (SEM) but images are provided if there is no access to an SEM.

  3. [Illinois] GEM4 2012: Basic Optics, Optomechanics, Lens and Magnification

    12 Jul 2012 | | Contributor(s):: Steven Wasserman

    Our objective is to educate researchers and graduate students about the fundamentals of cell and molecular biomechanics, and to provide an intense learning experience, and to facilitate interactions among engineers, biologists and clinicians. The goals are to help train a new generation of...