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Saturday DNA! Virtual Lab: History and Mystery of Cell Theory (Age 10-14)

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Seats for each session limited to 35 Zoom participant connections. Register to reserve your spot. | Cost $20

When

Date: Wednesday, April 14, 2021
Time: 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm

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Description

  • Appropriate for ages 10–14
  • $20 per participant

Activity description:

Cell theory is a basic principle of biology. It states that cells are the basic units of life, all living organisms are composed of cells, and cells come from pre-existing cells. In this session we will uncover the interesting history behind the invention of the microscope, which played a vital role in the development of cell theory.

In this activity, you will:

  • learn the history of the microscope and the parts of a modern compound microscope;
  • identify how microscopes contributed to development of cell theory; and
  • compare and contrast different cell samples magnified by a compound microscope.

Participants need:

  • Paper and pencil to record observations.

Venue/location

Virtual
Online,

    Website

    Visit: https://dnalc.cshl.edu/programs/saturdaydna.html

    Register/more info

    Seats for each session limited to 35 Zoom participant connections. Register to reserve your spot. | Cost $20