Working with the Microscope. How to calculate microscopic size.

[[file:How To: Microscopic Size.pdf]]

Checklist for Inquiry Labs.


Image J- This is a tool for measuring anything in a picture! Download the software free after looking for Image J with a quick Google search. The only tricky part is setting the measurement. To make this easy make sure you know some distance in the picture. If it is macroscopic throw a ruler in before taking the picture. If it is microscopic, work from the field of view.

Here is a PowerPoint with step by step instructions:




Here are some pictures to get you started.

Onion.jpg
Onion cell after treatment with 15% salt water. Under 400X with a field of view of 0.45mm



Sordaria7.jpg
Sordaria hybrid under 400X.


DNA_Gel.jpg
DNA gel.

1mm.under40x.jpg
40 X mm markings

40X mm markings.