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Teacher Guide for the Interactive Microscope

Short assignments to use with the Interactive Microscope

You may choose to have students answer some or all of these questions as a study tool or as an assignment to be done using the Interactive Microscope. These activities are best suited for Grades 8 and 9.

  • Create a chart of structures and organelles for plant cells, animal cells, bacteria and viruses. How many components are common to all four, and what are they?
  • Create analogies for various organelles, e.g., a nucleus is like a computer because it organizes information, etc.


Interactive Microscope

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Cell Structure Scavenger Hunt

Explore the interactive microscope to find the answers to the following questions.   [More]

Pre- and Post-interactive Activity Assessment Tools

A tool to assess student understanding of cells and organelles.   [More]

Hands-on Extensions

Additional activities, best suited for Grades 8 and 9.   [More]