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Unformatted text preview: circular in shape. However, once the 100X magnification oil immersion lens was used, it clearly showed the Bacillus subtilis to possess a rod like shape. While, viewing the specimens under the microscope, it provides students with a firsthand experience on how to use the microscope, learn the parts of the microscope and their functions. In conclusion, gram staining allows lab students to determine the structure of the bacteria in the optical microscope more precisely, which allows them to compose more accurate and detailed drawings of the bacteria....
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- Spring '08
- Bruno, M