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‘Hoeked’ on Science

UNCG Author/Contributor (non-UNCG co-authors, if there are any, appear on document)
Catherine E. Matthews, Professor (Creator)
Helen Cook, Adjunct Faculty (Contributor)
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The University of North Carolina at Greensboro (UNCG )
Web Site: http://library.uncg.edu/

Abstract: Sometimes a scientist's life is as interesting, if not more so, than the science with which he or she is credited. Such is the case with the life of Anton Von Leeuwenhoek. Students at my school (a science and technology magnet school at which I am the science specialist) first encounter Anton Von Leeuwenhoek in the first half of fourth grade when we begin a major study of microscopy. What follows is a description of some of my most successful microscope activities for students and a culminating celebration where students receive "A Leeuwenhoek License" certifying their proficiency with the microscope.

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Publication
Science & Children, 41 (8), 42 – 46
Language: English
Date: 2004
Keywords
Anton Von Leeuwenhoek, Microscope activities for students