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Cells
The basic unit of structure and function in living things.
Info I Need To Know
The invention of the microscope made it possible for people to discover and learn about cells.
Microscope
An instrument that makes small objects look larger.
Compound Microscope
A light microscope that has more than one lense.
Cell Theory
A widely accepted explanation of the relationship between cells and living things.
Info I Need To Know
The cell theory states:
All living things are composed of cells.
Cells are the basic unit of structure and function in living things.
All cells are produced from other cells.
Magnification
The ability to make things look larger than they are.
Info I Need To Know
The lens or lenses in a light microscope magnify an object by bending the light that passes through them.
Convex Lens
A curved lense in which the center is thicker than the edges.
Resolution
The ability to clearly distinguish the individual parts of an object.