Seeing Is Believing

November 2006
Science & Children;Nov2006, Vol. 44 Issue 3, p57
Academic Journal
The article presents an experiment which studies the technological processes of scientists to see hidden worlds. The objectives of the experiment is to use technology to observe magnified specimens as well as to organize data gathered from investigations. As a start, the students were made to collect materials like sticker, computer with Internet access, hand lenses, everyday objects like toothbrush, cotton swab and soda can, and other reading materials about microscopy. After the materials were completed, the teacher would then start the experiment by asking the students to make additional observations regarding the surfaces of the materials through hand lenses. She would then discuss the possibility of viewing things that cannot be seen using naked eyes, and that is through technology.


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