Welcome to the World of Scanning Electron Microscopy

Materials Science and Engineering at Iowa State University, Iowa State University

This site from the Iowa State Materials Science and Engineering Department features information about the scanning electron microscope (SEM). The site includes three versions of a tutorial about how the SEM works that are written for middle school, high school and college level audiences. The site also features an image gallery and information on how to submit samples.

Subject: Geoscience:Geology:Geochemistry:Geochemical Analysis, Geoscience:Geology:Mineralogy:Mineral Analysis
Resource Type: Scientific Resources:Overview/Reference Work, Audio/Visual:Images/Illustrations
Topics: Solid Earth:Mineralogy:Mineral Analysis, Solid Earth:Geochemistry:Geochemical Analysis
Theme: Teach the Earth:Course Topics:Geochemistry, Mineralogy