KS3 Biology – using microscopes
Our collection contains images and objects relating to the use of microscopes in healthcare. We have collated information, related posts and creative activities together here to inspire and engage students as they begin to find out about using a microscope for KS3 biology.
Exploring our online history collection for images relating relating to using a microscope will help show how important this technology and it’s role in helping to diagnose illness. Try our creative activities alongside to further understand how microscopes work.
- Using microscopes in hospital – images from the collection show microscopes used in different areas of the hospital
- Dr Walker’s microscope – a look at a microscope and slides from the 1920s held in our archive
- Microscope roll tape colouring activity – inspired by microscopic cell images
- Microscope slide quilling activity – creating a paper version of cell image