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Virtual Microscope: Scanning Probe Microscopy Basics accompanies Virtual Microscope: Light Microscopy Basics
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A highly detailed animated tutorial on light microscopy, including simple and compound microscope anatomy, polarized microscopy, darkfield, and fluorescent microscopy. Appropriate for AP physics or for a course in electricity and magnetism.


Virtual Microscope: Scanning Probe Microscopy Basics accompanies Virtual Microscope: Scanning Electron Microscopy Basics
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A link to an animated tutorial on the structure and function of a Scanning Electron Microscope. Appropriate for high school and undergraduate education.


Virtual Microscope: Scanning Probe Microscopy Basics is part of Virtual Microscope
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Link to the main website of Virtual Microscope, which includes instructions for downloading the software for sharing datasets produced by the group's scanning and probing microscopes.


Virtual Microscope: Scanning Probe Microscopy Basics supplements TryEngineering: Be A Scanning Probe Microscope
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This lesson suggests a physical model to help secondary students comprehend how a scanning probe microscope works to "read" the surface of nano-scale samples.



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