Use this Junior Science video entitled The Compound Microscope to learn about the parts, functions, limitations and ways to use the compound microscope to magnify microscopic specimens.
Use this online educational video to learn the basic parts of the compound microscope, the proper care for and usage of each part, and the decisions to be made when illuminating and magnifying microscopic specimens. Also learn the proper techniques for using and caring for a microscope. Discover the uses for and limitations of compound and electron microscopes. Name the micro-organisms in the kingdoms Monera, Protista, and Animalia. See the differences and similarities between simple and compound microscopes.