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PreLab24R - BIOLOGY 11 PRE-LAB EXERCISE 2+4 Name: Answer...

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BIOLOGY 11 – PRE-LAB EXERCISE Name: Answer Key 2+4 5 Lab 2: Microscopy 1. What two types of microscope will we be using in this laboratory exercise? What are the relative advantages for each of these types of microscope? binocular dissecting microscope: Greater working distance, field of view, and depth of field can view large, whole subjects Can use either reflected (surface) or transmitted light can view either solid or transparent objects compound light microscope: Greater magnification & resolution can view much smaller subjects and with much greater detail 2. What other type of microscope is described in the Lab Manual? scanning) What advantage does this type of microscope have over our microscopes? resolution can view much, much smaller subjects and with much, much greater detail 3. Why is a compound microscope called “compound”? Uses two lenses working together 4. Define magnification .
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This note was uploaded on 09/02/2011 for the course BIOL 11 taught by Professor Heyer during the Fall '08 term at UCSD.

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PreLab24R - BIOLOGY 11 PRE-LAB EXERCISE 2+4 Name: Answer...

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