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About Virtual Microscope Projects
The Virtual Microscope Projects provide students with a virtual microscope that allows them to view specimens relevant to Anatomy & Physiology course content and enables them to practice practical laboratory skills such as focusing slides, viewing under different magnifications and altering available light.
Project One is a web-based version with a limited slide box.
Project Two is downloadable with an extended slide box that will include images utilized in additional courses. After downloading the microscope, the user can customize their own "slide box" to meet their learning objectives based on a bank of existing slides.
This material was funded by the Fund for the Improvement of Postsecondary Education (FIPSE) of the U.S. Department of Education for the Open Textbooks Pilot grant awarded to Middlesex College for the Open Textbook Collaborative.