administration student task rubric student work technical quality

Using the Microscope

Grade 9-12 Performance Task

Developed by: New York State Education Department (NYSED)
University of Buffalo and NORC (1991)

In this activity, students will demonstrate their ability to use a compound light microscope through four procedures: preparing a slide, focusing on a slide under the microscope at both low and high power, and measuring the diameter of an onion cell and slide under 100X magnification.


©1997-2005 SRI International. All rights reserved. Terms of Use