-An Interactive Rotifer-
by Wim van
Wait for a moment until the images are loaded and then move the cursor over the image!
Collotheca ornata (16X phase)
|This is just
a funny way of using the 'mouse over' (or 'roll over
image') option, but you can think of many more
possibilities for this method of showing underlying
information. I hope to explore some more possibilities of
this trick in future Micscape articles. I have already
made images of freshwater algae focusing on different
parts of the organisms. Many organisms are very small as
well as three-dimensional. Because of the enlargement you
have very shallow depth of field. Then it becomes
difficult to choose on which parts to focus. With a
'mouse over image' you can show the inside as well as the
outer structures of a microscopic life form.
If the application you like to create html pages with doesn't provide a way to make these 'roll over images' you can copy the html of this page. I could not think of another way. If I copied that bit of html into this text it would again show the actual 'roll over image' :-).
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micro organisms can be found on Wim's HOME PAGE
or visit the Gallery of Rotifers
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All photographs © Wim van Egmond
Published in the November 2000 edition of Micscape Magazine.
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