Details: Lesson 1
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Activity 1: Timeline of Microbiology
Work individually or with a group to design a digital timeline of the field of microbiology with major discoveries, important people infield, and modern developments. You will need to use the information that you put into your concept map for this activity.
Activity 2: The microscope.
Practice with an actual or virtual microscope until you can name all the parts
Learn how to use a Virtual Microscope
Watch the video How to Use the Compound Microscope
Complete the quiz on the parts of the microscope and high magnification. This is completed electronically. You can either take a picture of your completed score and submit it or show the instructor the completed quiz.
Activity 3: Microscope Lab
If you have not previously completed these two activities, do them now. If you have and feel comfortable with the microscope you may move on to the next step 2.Use the directions to learn about:
Letter e activity. (directions located in Important Documents)
Onion skin activity. (directions located in Important Documents)
Positioning objects for viewing on a compound microscope
Adjusting magnification and bringing objects into focus
Caring and handling of a microscope and microscope slides
Activity 4: Virtual Lab – Dependent and Independent Variables
Complete the virtual lab – Dependent and Independent Variables
Record your findings in the virtual journal. When complete, save the journal information as a pdf and submit it to Moodle.
Activity 5: Case Study
Case Study: A Simple Plan
First, download the case study
Second, read Part I, analyze the experiment that was carried out, and then answer questions 1 – 9.
Third, read Part II of the case study. As you work through this part you will find a series of questions about the case. At the end of questions 3 and 4, there are discussion questions. Complete these.