Tech Integration Class: Using Digital Microscope and Proscope

Software Installation Instructions:
Motic Digital Microscope Software:
PC (both Dell computers and Mac with PC side):
Install software from this site... http://www.theproscope.com/supportW.html
Contact joel.swanson@spps.org for software code/serial number.
Mac:
PowerPC Machine: Must use USB Shot software... http://www.theproscope.com/supportM.html Contact joel.swanson@spps.org for assistance.
Intel Machine: Request installation from the Help.Desk@spps.org, who will install software remotely from over the network.
Science Hardware Checkout Form:
http://connect.spps.org/sciencehardware.html
PC Users: To set up yourcomputer for use with an LCD projector:
Click the blue tray icon in thelower right corner of your screen. The pop up title is Intel (R) Graphics Media. Then follow the path Graphic Options > Output to > Intel (R) Dual Display Clone > Notebook + Monitor.  Note: your projector must be turned on and connected to the your computer to see these options.
Free Downloadable Activities for ProScope!
Biology Chemistry Earth Science Elementary Science Middle School Science Download all 14 ProScope labs!

Proscope Curriculum

Download these lessons to use with the ProScope HR™ Kit

Sock it To Me
Cold feet! Cold toes! How do you prevent them?
Objective: Study the insulating properties of socks.

Case of the Bad Lunch
Is it the flu or worse?
Objective: Track down the source of the mysterious illness.

Solving the Liquid Trail
Something has spilled.
Objective: Find out what it is and who did it.

Case of the Falling Gargoyles
Watch out below!
Objective: Investigate why the gargoyles are falling.

The Great Garden Dilemma
What's wrong with the dirt?
Objective: Examine the physical characteristics of soil.

On the Surface
Space Crisis!
Objective: Investigate the cause of the malfunctioning spacesuit.

Soda Sabotage
Not another soda stain!
Objective: Investigate the effect of car color on heat.

Some Like It Hot
Styrofoam or paper?
Objective: Closely examine the makeup of Styrofoam and paper.

Spot the Fake
Real or a fake pottery?
Objective: Compare soil samples to spot the fake.

Water Magic
A wave of the wand and the water changes.
Objective: Determine what the possible liquid was and how the liquid made different colors appear.

Appendix: Science CSI Curriculum Matrix