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Virtual Microscopes

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Virtual Compound Microscope

The University of Delaware has created this realistic simulation to show how a laboratory grade microscope is used.

Use the Getting Started tour and remember to turn on the light!

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Bugscope

The Bugscope project from the University of Illinois provides free interactive access to a scanning electron microscope (SEM) so that students anywhere in the world can explore the microscopic world of insects. Students propose experiments, explore insect specimens at high-magnification, and discuss what they see with our scientists — all from a regular web browser over a standard broadband internet connection.

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Microangela

Come explore familiar and unexpected views of the microscopic world with these colorized images from electron microscopes at the University of Hawaii. Click any of the images to enlarge and learn more.

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Microscopedia

Microscopedia features an annotated guide to best online information about microscopes and microscopy, including a buyers guide. Learn about the different types of microscopes, their development, and applications. They also report news on advancements in microscope instrumentation and the discoveries made using microscopy.

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Exploratorium Imaging Station

The Microscope Imaging Station at the Exploratorium provides a unique opportunity to explore the microscopic world. They have posted an on-line image gallery of everything from blood cells to plankton to zebrafish.

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