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Introduction to Microscopy, An

Synopsis
Covers the basic optical properties of the microscope and demonstrates the correct procedure for seting up bright field illumination. Shows the technique of oil immersion and describes the calibration of the eyepiece graticule. Shows living samples viewed under bright field, phase contrast, differential interference contrast and fluorescence microscopy. Filmed in a clinical environment at the Queen Alexandra Hospital, Portsmouth.
Series
Shotlist, Series
Language
English
Country
Great Britain
Year of production
1997
Notes
Reviewed by David G Smith in ‘Viewfinder’ No 30 (May 1997), p27.
Reviewed by Tony Scofield in ‘Journal of Biological Education, Vol 31, No 4 (1997), p316.
Uses
Undergraduate biology.
Subjects
Biology
Keywords
microscopy

Credits

Producer
Jeremy Miles

Distribution Formats

Type
DVD
Format
Region 2 PAL
Price
£59.00
Availability
Sale
Duration/Size
19 minutes
Year
2012

Sponsor

Name

Educational Broadcasting Services Trust

Email
support@fenc.org.uk
Web
http://www.fenc.org.uk/ External site opens in new window
Phone
01553 630828
Address
c/o fenc
The White House
8 Gayton Road
Ashwicken, Kings Lynn
Norfolk
PE32 1LS
Notes
EBST was set up in 1987, to spread specialist learning through broadcast and new media; it’s roots were in BBC and public service broadcasting. Now EBST Online is part of FENC (www.fenc.org.uk).

Distributor

Name

Concord Media

Email
sales@concordmedia.org.uk
Web
http://www.concordmedia.org.uk/ External site opens in new window
Phone
01473 726 012
Address
Rosehill Centre
22 Hines Road
Ipswich
IP3 9BG
Notes
A long-established, not-for-profit organisation with a large collection DVDs, specialising in the sectors of general and mental health, child care, race relations, war and peace, addictions, the third world, ecology, civil rights, personal relationships, educational issues, and social work training. Concord also handles titles made for the Graves Medical Audio-visual Library. Sale on DVD. Formerly known as Concord Video and Film Council. In 2014 Concord began to offer selected films as Video on Demand, via Vimeo.
Name

University of Portsmouth, Learning Media Development

Contact
Richard Hackett
Email
lmd@port.ac.uk
Web
http://video.mdc.port.ac.uk/ External site opens in new window
Phone
023 9284 5876
Fax
023 9284 5869
Address
Town Mount
Hampshire Terrace
Portsmouth
PO1 2QG
Notes
Unit Director: Jeremy Miles

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