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This site is a large collection of high school curricular materials on optics and microscopy.  The site contains a timeline of events in optics, short biographies of important scientists, explanations of optical phenomena, and teacher resources.  Users can link to comprehensive tutorials on basic microscopy, digital imaging, optical microscopy, and more.  Text information is supplemented with innovative Java-powered virtual microscopes that allow users to explore focus, magnification, and translation in a real-life manner.

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© 1995 Michael Davidson and Florida State University
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color, light, magnification, microscopy, optical microscopy, optics, simulation, virtual microscopy
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Metadata instance created February 8, 2007 by Jason Garman
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April 27, 2009 by Lyle Barbato
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January 31, 2003
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Topic: Nature and Behavior of Light
Unit Title: Microscopy and Optical Devices

This site is a large collection of high school and middle school curricular materials on optics and microscopy.  Users can link to comprehensive tutorials on basic microscopy, digital imaging, optical microscopy, and more.  Text information is supplemented with innovative Java-powered virtual microscopes that allow users to explore focus, magnification, and translation in a real-life manner.

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M. Davidson, (1995), WWW Document, (http://micro.magnet.fsu.edu/optics/).
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M. Davidson, Molecular Expressions: Science, Optics & You (1995), <http://micro.magnet.fsu.edu/optics/>.
APA Format
Davidson, M. (2003, January 31). Molecular Expressions: Science, Optics & You. Retrieved July 28, 2014, from http://micro.magnet.fsu.edu/optics/
Chicago Format
Davidson, Michael. Molecular Expressions: Science, Optics & You. January 31, 2003. http://micro.magnet.fsu.edu/optics/ (accessed 28 July 2014).
MLA Format
Davidson, Michael. Molecular Expressions: Science, Optics & You. 1995. 31 Jan. 2003. 28 July 2014 <http://micro.magnet.fsu.edu/optics/>.
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