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  • Item #: 004941
    Retail: $124.00
    Rainbow Price: $107.95

    This model is good-quality and offers just about everything a "real" high-school quality microscope does. Model includes the features below:

    • - 10X wide field eyepiece with pointer, mounted at a 45 angle
    • - 360 rotatable head
    • - Revolving nosepiece with click stops
    • - 4X, 10X, and 40X(R) objectives, all 45mm, achromatic, parfocaled and parcentered
    • - Coaxial coarse and fine focus knobs
    • - 90mm x 90mm stage with spring-mounted stage clips
    • - Adjustable LED illumination
    • - Adjustable slide stop to prevent slide damage
    • - Fixed condenser and 6-hole rotating disc diaphragm
    • - Durable metal body

    This very durable, high-quality but economical microscope will certainly do the job if you are not planning on tackling high school science at home, or you would prefer to not invest several hundred dollars in a better-quality scope. Although LED bulbs lasts far longer than tungsten bulbs, we do have replacements should you need them.



    If you're not sure which microscope best fits your needs, check out our Microscope Comparison Sheet for a side-by-side comparison of all microscope models we offer.

  • Item #: 007536
    Retail: $9.99
    Rainbow Price: $5.27
  • Item #: 004940
    ISBN: 9781600921599
    Retail: $24.99
    Rainbow Price: $13.67

  • Item #: 004942
    ISBN: 9781483849355
    Retail: $9.99
    Rainbow Price: $7.50
  • Item #: 022842
    Retail: $27.95
    Rainbow Price: $25.25

    The 24-Hour Watch includes a second set of face numbers in red that are larger than the minute increments but smaller than the 1-12 face numbers. These numbers teach military or 24-hour time, going from 13 to 00-24.

  • Item #: 010034
    Retail: $226.60
    Rainbow Price: $179.00
  • Item #: 010035
    Retail: $348.14
    Rainbow Price: $257.95
  • Item #: 044840
    Retail: $247.20
    Rainbow Price: $185.00
  • Item #: 044839
    Retail: $364.62
    Rainbow Price: $275.00
  • Item #: 036371
    Retail: $18.25
    Rainbow Price: $7.95
  • Item #: 032787
    Retail: $3.61
    Rainbow Price: $3.50

    Set of 72 clear glass slides. Slides measure 1" x 3". No cover slips included.

  • Item #: 036444
    Retail: $0.00
    Rainbow Price: $1.25
  • Item #: 036445
    Retail: $0.00
    Rainbow Price: $1.30
  • Item #: 046461
    Retail: $4.25
    Rainbow Price: $2.65

    Need to cover those specimens to keep them safe before you look at them through a microscope? This is a set of 100 very thin, clear glass squares that are perfect for such an undertaking. The squares measure 22mm x 22mm. They are made out of glass that is so thin, it's almost flexible. Stored in a durable plastic case. ~ Rachel

  • Item #: 043262
    ISBN: 9781424303106
    Retail: $69.95
    Rainbow Price: $48.95

    Students watch as the instructor, Wes Olson, explains the definition of life and takes you through the days of Creation and the specimens created on those days. In order, you will learn about plants, water animals, flying creatures, land animals, and mankind, and wrap it all up with lessons about genetics. There are 4 DVDs for a total running time of 4 ½ hours. The author describes this course as a “super-condensed, fun-filled, fascinating overview of the world of biology.” If you grasp the basics taught in this program, you’ll have a solid understanding of biology. The 4th disc contains the PDF files. High school credits are based on hours spent on a course of study, and 120-180 hours constitutes one credit. This course totals 135 hours if you follow the accreditation schedule. You could add dissection labs or microscope labs for more content. Note that the activities in this course are simple labs like identifying plants and animals or watching a fish, so if you live in a state which requires lab sciences for high school credit you will need to make some additions.

  • Item #: 041186
    Retail: $31.27
    Rainbow Price: $25.75

    Includes 16 prepared slides for Biology:

    1. Amoeba Proteus
    2. Diatoms
    3. Euglena
    4. Ascarismitosis
    5. Grantia spicules
    6. Hydra budding
    7. Leaf with veins (c.s.)
    8. Onion root tip
    9. Paramecium
    10. Planarian
    11. Ranunculus root
    12. Ranunculus stem
    13. Spirogyra with conjugation
    14. Volvox
    15. Zea Mays root
    16. Zea Mays stem

    Slides come in a plastic container. Instructions to clean, store and handle the slides included.

  • Item #: 000178
    ISBN: 9781932012910
    Retail: $19.00
    Rainbow Price: $15.95

    Includes microscopic videos of cellular reproduction, bacteria, and other single-cell organisms, and an underwater video. Some of the figures from the course are animated so students get a better understanding of the topics. Technical words are pronounced. System requirements: Windows 98, ME, NT, 2000, XP, Vista, Windows 7 and 8 (not supported for Mac operating systems).

  • Item #: 021739
    Retail: $24.99
    Rainbow Price: $19.75

  • Item #: 007026
    Retail: $8.99
    Rainbow Price: $7.95

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  • Item #: 005378
    Retail: $0.00
    Rainbow Price: $5.95

    The Microslide Viewer is an alternative to a microscope. It looks a lot like a microscope, but instead of viewing your own slides or prepared slides, it uses low-power magnification to allow you to view Microslides. A Microslide consists of eight 35mm images photographed from a microscope. Because they are actual photographs, they are much clearer than a normal slide's image. The microslides are stored in clear plastic holders for protection, and arrows call attention to the important features of the image. The strip fits right in the viewer so that you can pull it through to view all eight pictures. As you can see from the list below, plenty of Microslides are available. You can use it inside or outside, as it doesn't require batteries or electricity. Normal classroom light reflects off the white reflector to enable you to see the images clearly. This is a much cheaper alternative to a microscope and slides, without sacrificing image quality. Microslides come in a folder-like card which features information about each slide and includes a holder for the slide itself. A helpful amount of information is normally included for each slide image, including the name of the image, the magnification of the image, background information and points of interest. It's especially helpful when points of interest are labeled with letters, which are repeated on the slide, to make it easy to locate them. It's like getting a guided tour!  Although designed for the Microslide viewer, these slides can also be viewed on a standard microscope, with some adjustment. ~ Stephanie

  • Item #: 003755
    ISBN: 9781594761782
    Retail: $6.45
    Rainbow Price: $6.30
  • Item #: 000546
    ISBN: 9780794515249
    Retail: $8.99
    Rainbow Price: $8.54

    So, I'm a little slow off the block. But when I see a book referenced and recommended over and over as a priceless resource, I finally get the hint! This is one such item. It's a practical introduction to the microscope - parts, care, and use. It also contains projects and activities to help get you acquainted with its features and functions. Now, all you need is the microscope...

  • Item #: EBBS6S
    Retail: $172.00
    Rainbow Price: $110.50

  • Item #: 068239
    ISBN: 9781544223681
    Retail: $74.99
    Rainbow Price: $71.95

     The Student Textbook is available in a Christian Worldview version and a Secular version. Worth mentioning, content is marginally different (scripture references in the Christian Worldview version). Co-ops or classroom students could use the books concurrently with success.  Lessons are expected to take one week to complete, with readings from 10-25 pages, so some lessons may need additional time to complete. Textbook readings are accompanied by lab activities. Labs are designed to be homeschool friendly and use household or easily found items. A sampling of lab experiences includes: osmosis with eggs and vegetables, creating a cell model, determining pH, and making butter and yogurt. You will need internet access for the Taxonomy activity. The Textbook includes space for documenting the lab activities although students may wish to make a science notebook. The author is in the process of developing video dissection labs; contact us for availability. No microscope is required for this course.

  • Item #: 049587
    ISBN: 9781893103597
    Retail: $18.95
    Rainbow Price: $15.95

    In this read-aloud approach to science, middle-grade students will discover basic biology, chemistry and physics concepts in an interactive and exciting way as they learn about the lives of famous scientists throughout history. Students will read biographies of famous scientists including Archimedes, Leonardo da Vinci, Galileo, Isaac Newton, Ben Franklin, Louis Pasteur, Thomas Edison, Marie Curie, Einstein (and more). They will also perform experiments, build a science portfolio, complete mapping exercises and learn new science vocabulary. The combination of biographical information and scientific discovery will really bring scientific concepts to life! Each lesson in the guide is in outline format, with specific reading assignments; a supply list for hands-on activities; recommended websites and more. Recently updated and now in full-color, this Beautiful Feet guide still utilizes many of the excellent resource books from the previous edition, with some new additions. Experiments are now taken from DK's Way Science Works, and supplies needed are listed in the lesson outline. Most supplies are household items, although a few specific items are required (suggested sources are provided in the front of the guide). A microscope is not required for the course, but there are microscope activities to complete if you do have access to one. This literature-based study will take one year to complete at a pacing of three lessons per week. Resource books and several of the suggested specialty supplies are listed below. Great for tactile learners and literature lovers.

  • Item #: 044921
    Retail: $18.00
    Rainbow Price: $11.95

    If you crossed a common, ordinary pocket microscope with a Swiss Army knife, you just might end up with the X-Scope. Truly the "Cadillac" of magnification tools, this handy little pocket-size 30x microscope also includes an 8x pull-out telescope, a 9x magnifying hand lens, a clock, a whistle, a compass and a flashlight! Ok, if you aren't bedazzled with all those extra features, you will definitely be impressed with the quality of magnification and the bright, sharp viewing provided by the LED bulb. Just flip the light switch, place the object you want to observe underneath, and look through the lens on the top. Compared to other pocket microscopes in our office, this one allowed us to see all those Asian beetles in our office in much more detail! Jess

  • Item #: 036779
    Retail: $13.00
    Rainbow Price: $8.95

  • Item #: 028444
    ISBN: 9780794536305
    Retail: $11.99
    Rainbow Price: $11.39

    This book provides an excellent introduction to the topics of genes, DNA, genetic traits, genetic engineering, and more. Like most other Usborne books, each 2-page spread introduces a new topic, and is filled with fascinating full-color photos surrounded by engaging, interesting text. As with the other Internet-Linked books, links are provided through the Usborne website to access more pictures, videos, and more information as well. The content is extremely broad here, allowing students to understand the intricacies of DNA, genes and how they work, genome mapping, genetics, the passing of genetic traits, how genetic engineering works, and much, much, more. The complicated content of genes, chromosomes, DNA and protein replication are all pretty well-explained through the text, terrific diagrams and electron microscope photographs (which I always find dazzling). I'd have to say that even the more "sticky" topics of genetic engineering are pretty evenly handled, presenting the facts as well as concerns on both sides, which allows you to take the issue "outside" the book for discussion after they have gleaned the raw information. All in all, this is a terrific introduction to all these topics - yet another one of those books I wish I had had as a young science student on those days when science actually seemed boring! Note: A small amount of evolutionary material is present; however, I think it adds just another valuable discussion topic. - Jess

  • Item #: 026640
    ISBN: 9780064441445
    Retail: $4.99
    Rainbow Price: $3.95

    When Greg's friend gets a microscope, Greg decides he wants one too. When he gets his wish, he looks at everything underneath it, and draws in his class and family too!

  • Item #: 006151
    Retail: $130.00
    Rainbow Price: $126.95
    Kit includes: 8 oz glass jar (w/out lid), alcohol burner w/ stand (fuel not included), baby lima bean seeds, baking soda, large balloon, 250 ml glass beaker (2), Benedict's solution, black construction paper (3), black marker, blue food coloring (2), blue tissue paper, cardboard (2), cardboard, cardstock (2), chalk, clear tape, cooking oil, corn seeds, corn starch, cotton ball (2 pk), cotton swab, dialysis membrane (2), dish soap, economical magnifier, flashlight, 12 oz glass jar, glucose test strips, green construction paper (2), green tissue paper, honey, household ammonia (50 ml), insulated copper wire (6"), iodine solution, 8 oz jar lids (2), large 3" nail, lima beans, lime water, large marble, 4" masking tape (2), metal nut, microscope slide & coverslips (10 pk), mint candy, paper towels (5), pencils (2), phenolphthalein solution, clear 12 oz plastic cups (8), plastic graduated cylinder (10 ml), plastic knife, platic petri dish, plastic pipette, plastic red bowl, plastic spoon, plastic zip lock bags, prepared slide of a leaf, protractor, PTC paper strips (10 pk), radish seeds, single-edge razor blade, red construction paper (2), red food coloring, red tissue paper, rennet table, rope (10 ft), small rubber bands (5), #00 15 mm rubber stoppers (2), rubbing alcohol, wooden ruler, safety goggles, saltine crackers, scissors, small block of wood, small mirror, spectroscope, 250g spring scale, stopwatch, large straw (3), string, styrofoam cups & lids (2) test tube holder (clamp), test tubes (6 pk), thumbtacks, toothpick, tuning fork, vinegar, white construction paper (2), white paper (10), white trash bag, world map w/ latitude & longitude lines, and yellow food coloring.