BASIC LIGHT MICROSCOPY
Concentration and Dilution Calculations
Utilize a binocular light microscope at 4x, 40x, and 100x oil immersion.
Identify basic structures of organisms at various magnifications.
Handle the light microscope safely and carefully.
Safe handling of the microscope.
Set up a slide on the microscope.
Orientation of the parts of the microscope.
Focusing the microscope at the appropriate level.
Identify an organism and key structures under various magnifications.
Handling the microscope.
Cleaning the microscope as appropriate for use.
Washington Biotechnology/Biomedical Skill Standards
Core Skill Standards for Bioscience Technicians
Critical Work Function: