Me111Q Spring '98

Hairy Trichome on an African Violet Leaf



ME 111Q - Introduction to Scanning Electron Microscopy

Concept: The objective of ME111Q is to provide freshmen with a strong, positive exposure to the research experience. Students are given detailed instruction in the principles and use of a scanning electron microscope and then provided with an opportunity to use the microscope in a project which they formulate Through the project format students are also introduced to basic research concepts such as literature search, proposal preparation, and public presentation of results.


This Year's Work:

Project 1 - Your Brain on SEM
Project 2 - E.Coli/Phage
Project 3 - Rabbit Bone Growth Plate
Project 4 - Naturally Iridescent Structures
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