Computer microscopes are changing the way science is taught in elementary and middle school classroom. Traditional methods included setting bulky equipment to create a seamless slide to obtain a clear picture of subjects studied. Many times students will be struggling to find the important elements of the prepared slide. With a computer microscope has become easier for the teacher to focus on content rather than setting up equipment. Images can be projected on a large screen for whole class to view.
Hand-held digital microscope, such as SmartScope are one of the best scientific tools for use in the classroom. First, it can easily be set up easily connect to a computer via a USB port. This simple feature eliminates the need for teachers to explain the details of the instrument, as in the case of a light microscope. Second, handheld digital microscope has a flexible lens that is capable of achieving a range of magnifications.
View the prepared slides of common patterns of animals, insects, plants, reptiles and frogs, is as easy as setting up the top of the slide and adjust the light level and the focus dial. Many students struggle with making their own slides, for example, when the slides are air bubbles develop. Computer Microscope allows teachers to project one slide for each student to see allowing them to discuss the essential features of using only one slide. Students can even work individually, eliminating the need for constant attention to the teacher.
With the help of teachers microscopic computers can now only trigger the studio as an instrument is easy to manage. Students can study in groups of device can be connected to the computer using a USB connection and the images can be studied on a computer screen. This method allows a more interactive learning experience, and students can discuss different ideas and new things with each other. Students can work in groups to import pictures and make a PowerPoint presentation.
In addition to being able to view samples, many computer microscopes have the ability to record video and time-lapse video that can be used to study the different phases of the process, such as cell multiplication, or chemical reaction.
Computer Microscope software often allows students to take still pictures sample being studied. The advantage is that students can take pictures over time, as well as the exact time when the process takes place, giving them an accurate picture of the process under observation.
Computer microscopes are not only to improve teaching standards, but also encourages students to work together and learn and share different ideas on the subject being studied. In most cases, students find difficult to learn and understand subjects such as biology, physics and chemistry. More often it is difficult for teachers to create an image that correlates the theory with the real environment. For example, when the intricate structure of the rock is being taught in class, it May not be possible for students to visualize their existence in the real world. However, technology has now made it possible for students to link concepts learned in the classroom with what actually exists.