by Fred Goerisch

Las Vegas, Nevada


2.8 TSW use a microscope to see cells.

2.9 TSW identify ways microscopes are used in various careers.

GENERAL INSTRUCTIONS: Complete one Ôlayer before going on to

another layer. No more than two assignments will be checked off, by your teacher, on any one day, in any layer. Each assignment has a point value based on the amount of time and effort necessary to complete that task. You must earn the required number of points in any one layer before moving to the next layer.

Use your password and user name to access all reading and web site assignments. Be prepared to discuss and answer questions about each of your assignments. Failure to do so will result in no credit for that assignment. When appropriate, you may work with a partner or partners, but you must be able to answer the teacherÕs questions without any assistance.

NAME_____________________PERIOD________ DUE DATE_______

Section 1. Basic understanding. 40 points (C); 35 points necessary to move to Section 2. This (C) layer must be completed before beginning the

(B) layer.

5pts_____1. Listen to the lecture on Microscopes. Take notes

5pts_____2. Make a vocabulary book containing at least 15 terms about

the Microscope.

5pts_____3. Read page 19-21, take notes, do Ôquick labÕ on P20

5pts_____4. Do worksheet #1, ÔThe Tool of the ScientistÕ

5pts_____5. Do Lab, Microscope ÔThe Tool of the ScientistÕ

5pts_____6. Do Activity ÔMicroscope ProportionsÕ

5pts_____7. Do Crossword Ôon the Microscope

5pts_____8. Make a poster of a Microscope, show all the parts and make

a flow chart of how the microscope works.

THE LAYER (C) IS COMPLETE_________________DATE__________

Section 2. Application/Analysis level (B) 30pts. 20 points necessary to move to the (A) level.

10pts_____9. Do ÔUsing the MicroscopeÓ Lab

10pts_____10. Do ÔField of ViewÕ Lab

10pts_____11. Do ÔFocusing for DepthÕ Lab

THE LAYER (B) IS COMPLETE_______________DATE__________

Section 3. Synthesis/Evaluation level (A) 60 points. 40 points are necessary to complete the (A) level.

20pts_____12. Do Lab ÔOnion CellÕ

20pts_____13. Do Lab ÔLife in a Drop of WaterÕ

20pts_____14. Do Lab Ôcheek CellÕ

THE LAYER (A) IS COMPLETE_________________DATE__________

You must now take your standardized exam. You must plan a 113 Performance Assessment due in one week. Your Portfolio is due in one week. Each of these assignments must reflect your complete understanding of the Microscope.