Additional Resources

Below are some links about microscopy to get you and your school started.

Microscope Activities:
http://www.microscope-microscope.org/activities/school/microscope-school.htm

Identifying Microbes in Pond Water:
http://www.microscope-microscope.org/applications/pond-critters/pond-critters.htm
http://www.microscopy-uk.org.uk/index.html?http://www.microscopy-uk.org.uk/pond/index.html

An Introduction to Cell and Virus Structure:
http://micro.magnet.fsu.edu/cells/index.html

Amazing animations of cells:
http://multimedia.mcb.harvard.edu/

CellCraft – a state of the art game that invites students to delve into the world of the cell, learning about how a cell functions while helping it survive in hostile environments:
http://www.carolina.com/teacher+resources/interactive+science+games+and+simulations/cellcraft.do?KickerID=int_t_hom_cellcraftgamelink

A timeline of discoveries in microscope technology:

http://nobelprize.org/educational/physics/microscopes/timeline/index.html

Information on optical microscopes:

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Optical_Microscope