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Designed for the new specification AQA GCSE(cover spec point 4.1.1) course but can be modified for other exam boards.

22 slides covering the topic of microscopes.

By the end of the powerpoint students would have covered:

-Understand that microscopy has developed over time
-State the difference between electron and light microscopes
-Be able to calculate magnification, real size and image size of a specimen

Includes details of a practical looking at Banana cells which is optional.

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Created: Jan 15, 2017

Updated: Jan 4, 2019


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