When we walk out the door each day we see many examples of life on earth – trees, birds, other humans. Unless we look closer we will miss the huge diversity of life that is too small to be seen with our eyes alone. The majority of life on earth is microscopic and, until tools were available to see these organisms, they were completely overlooked. One of the first tools that opened our eyes to microbial life was the microscope.
Learn terminology, usage, and care by interacting with a fully functional, virtual microscope. When you're ready, challenge your knowledge in the testing section to see what you've learned.
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