Lesson DescriptionBioNetwork’s Virtual Microscope is the first fully interactive 3D scope - it’s a great practice tool to prepare you for working in a science lab. Explore topics on usage, care, terminology and then interact with a fully functional, virtual microscope. When you are ready, challenge your knowledge in the testing section to see what you have learned.

Additional Learning Resources For more information on what was covered in the lesson, follow these useful links to learn more:

Also available for Apple iPad

Instructor Handouts for use with the Virtual Microscope   • (PDF) Introduction for Online Classes
  • (PDF) Introduction for Seated Classes
  • (PDF) Microscope for Mitosis
  • (PDF) Anatomy & Physiology Tissue Review

General Lab Resources   • Sterile Gowning Procedures
  • Virtual Microscope
  • Centrifugation
  • Lyophilization
  • Spectrophotometry

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Hardware Requirements Operating System: Windows XP or higher, Mac OS X 10.7 or higher
Graphics card: Requires DX9 (shader model 2.0) capabilities or higher (example: Geforce 6600 and above).
Note: GPUs made before 2003 (NVIDIA), 2002 (AMD) and 2004 (Intel) are not supported.
CPU: Requires SSE2 instruction set support. SSE2 is supported by almost all processors sold since 2006.

Web Player Support This lesson is supported on the following platforms. For best performance, the latest version is recommended.

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