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observation
pieces of information that come directly from your 5 senses
property
observed characteristics of an object
inference
conclusion based on what was observed
what shape is a convex lens?
curved; at least one side bulges out
transparent
can be seen through
opaque
cannot see through it
translucent
lets some light through it, but your can't see through it clearly
compound microscope
has at least two lenses and a light source
pasteurization
process of briefly heating liquids to a high temperature to kill germs
describe the low power objective
magnifies 4 times larger
shortest objective
largest field of view
Describe the high power objective
magnifies 40 times larger
longest objective
smallest field of view
decomposition
decay; breakdown of organic material
resolving power
ability to distinguish 2 objects as separate and distinct
bacteria
one-celled microbes
simple microscope
microscope with one lens
Leeuweenhook used this kind
onion cell
plant cell
cell wall
provides shape and support to a PLANT cell
nucleus
control center of the cell
cell membrane
contains other parts of the cell
wet mount slide
slide
+ drop of water
+ small thin piece of object
+ coverslip
weathering
wearing away caused by
temperature-freezing and thawing
wind
water
(quartz sand)
type of green algae
Volvox
daughter cell
found inside Volvox;
inside sphere
clear-like gel of Volvox
released through opening
dark green color