Microbiology Lab Report Essay
This lab exercise familiarized the student with the use of a microscope by observing and identifying various different slides under the microscope. The student practiced observing the given slides under the 10x, 40x, and 100x (oil immersion) objective lenses, which allowed for the identification of the different organism’s shapes and sizes.
The aim of this exercise is to equip the student with the knowledge and skill necessary for conducting microscopic observations. It is also intended to teach the student the various sizes and shapes of several different types of bacteria.
1. Focus the microscope on a slide containing …show more content…
B. Definition of the following terms: * Focus: to position the objective lens at the proper distance from the specimen. * Resolution: The closest two objects can be before they are no longer detected as separate objects. * Contrast: How well the specimen stands out from the background.
C. Description of fresh yoghurt slide:
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