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Microworlds Review

5th grade science -microworlds

microscope a device for viewing things that are too small
microscopic too small to be seen without a microscope
lens a piece of curved glass or other clear material tht bends light rays
lenses can help make things bigger, clearer, and closer
convex lens curved or rounded on the outside like a bowl
concave lens curved inward like the inside surface of a spoon
magnify to make an object larger so you can see objects better
cell a microscopic structure that is the basic unit of plant and animal life
colony a population of one species of organisms living in a particular place
coverslip a piece of glass or clear plastic that is placed over the specimen on a microscopic slide
field of view the maximum area that is visible through the lens of a microscope
organism a living creature
wet mount holds in place easiest
flat slide would be used for flat objects
well slide would be used to look at different angles or round objects
volvox die with no light
volvox die with birth/adult
volvox lives in colonies
eels live birth
eels six lips
eels heat can kill
eels used as fish bait
bleph pear shaped
bleph found in bodies of water
eyepiece where you look in the microscope to see the object
body to be able to hold onto when looking through the microscope
clip what holds the slide in place
stage where you place the slide
mirror to reflect light so you can see the object better
knob used to move mirror
wet mount, flat slide, well slide types of slides
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