Students will be able to
- outline the structure of a light microscope,
- recall that the magnification of a light microscope is the magnifying power of the eyepiece (ocular lens) multiplied by the magnifying power of the objective lens,
- define the terms magnification and resolution,
- compare and contrast light, transmission electron, and scanning electron microscopes in terms of method used, resolution, magnification, and type of image produced,
- identify the type of microscope used from images produced,
- describe the role of stains and dyes in improving images produced.