Exploring with a Microscope Lab
|Students explore the microworld of plants, animals and microbes
using microscope slides that they safely prepare themselves using
the included hand-held microtome, specimens and reagents.
They also construct their own water drop microscope to view a
variety of microlife forms which come to life from a special dry
pond mix. The class also learns about new and exciting
microscope-imaging techniques such as dark field illumination and
Your students will:
- Construct a water lens card microscope
- Learn how to use a compound microscope
- Learn how to determine magnification and size
- Develop skills in slide preparation and imaging techniques
Includes enough materials for a class size of 40 students.
Recommended for students in grades 5 through 8. Manufactured by