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Frame-by-frame films with a school microscope

Frame-by-Frame films with a school microscope

  Krzysztof Makowski
Department of Biotechnology and Food Sciences
Technical University of Lodz, Poland

Webcams not only allow observations of planets and stars, but they can  record growth of life under the microscope. It is illustrated by a frame-by-frame films showing growth of an unidentified mould strain isolated from the air.

mould strain growth

 

All films were produced using ordinary, school microscope equipped with a microscope-to-webcam adapter and the EU-HOU project webcam controlled by the SalsaJ educational EU-HOU software .

All films should open properly in Windows Media Player. 


Frame-by-frame films with a school microscope