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Ch. 1 - Introduction to Microbiology
Ch. 2 - Disproving Spontaneous Generation
Ch. 3 - Chemical Principles of Microbiology
Ch. 4 - Water
Ch. 5 - Molecules of Microbiology
Ch. 6 - Cell Membrane & Transport
Ch. 7 - Prokaryotic Cell Structures & Functions
Ch. 8 - Eukaryotic Cell Structures & Functions
Ch. 9 - Microscopes
Ch. 10 - Dynamics of Microbial Growth
Ch. 11 - Controlling Microbial Growth
Ch. 12 - Microbial Metabolism
Ch. 13 - Photosynthesis
Ch. 15 - DNA Replication
Ch. 16 - Central Dogma & Gene Regulation
Ch. 17 - Microbial Genetics
Ch. 18 - Biotechnology
Ch. 21 - Viruses, Viroids, & Prions
Ch. 22 - Innate Immunity
Ch. 23 - Adaptive Immunity
Ch. 24 - Principles of Disease
Introduction to Microscopes
Magnification, Resolution, & Contrast
Introduction to Light Microscopy
Light Microscopy: Bright-Field Microscopes
Light Microscopes that Increase Contrast
Light Microscopes that Detect Fluorescence
Electron Microscopes
Reviewing the Different Types of Microscopes
Introduction to Staining
Simple Staining
Differential Staining
Other Types of Staining
Reviewing the Types of Staining
Gram Stain

Concept #1: Light Microscopy: Bright-Field Microscopes

Concept #2: Light Microscopy: Bright-Field Microscopes

Example #1: Complete the following diagram by labeling each part of the compound microscope:

Practice: What is the purpose of the condenser on a light microscope?

Practice: What is the most common type of light microscope? And how does it work?

Practice: What is the major drawback to bright-field microscopes?

Practice: The knobs used for focusing the image on a compound light microscope are the:

Practice: Which part of a compound microscope has the shutter that focuses & controls the amount of light?