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Biology LibreTexts

2: Microscopy

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  • Learning Objectives

    • To gain experience in the care and use of the compound light microscope
    • To prepare wet mounts of animal and plant tissues
    • To observe living protozoa and vinegar eels

    Thumbnail: A compound microscope in a Biology lab. Image used with permission (CC BY-SA 4.0; Acagastya via Wikipedia).