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  • Item #: 004942
    ISBN: 9781483849355
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  • Item #: 022842
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    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.

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

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    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 #: 066497
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      This is a good starter scope for your younger learners. Use it as a microscope or with your smart phone for greater magnification and easier viewing. This plastic scope is equipped with a zoom eyepiece, focus knob, stage with metal stage clips, 3 objectives (4X, 10X, 40X), LED illumination, and on/off switch. Also included in this set is the microscope, smart phone adaptor, 1 plastic prepared slide and 2 blank plastic slides and covers, 3 specimen vials, plastic graduated cylinder, pipette, tweezers, plastic magnifying glass, round tissue cutter, hatchery for brine shrimp eggs, yeast, brine shrimp eggs, and 2 AA batteries. The instruction booklet lists the parts of the microscope and how to use it and instructions for 6 experiments. You can view slides through the comfortable eyepiece or switch to the smart phone adaptor pad. This oval pad is covered with suction cups to hold your smart phone firmly in place over the eyepiece to view objects on your smart phone screen. ~ Donna

  • Item #: 008777
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    This set includes all of the items from the Biology Lab, #008776 (prepared slides used in the course, blank slide plates and cover slips, 4 dropper pipettes, methylene blue, iodine, Micro-Art drawing paper, and lens paper), and a high school quality microscope. The microscope is made by National Optical and meets requirements for high school courses. It is of cast alloy construction and includes the following features: 10X wide-field eyepiece for a wider field of view; 45 inclined head; 360 head rotation; triple nosepiece; full-size DIN objective with achromatic, parfocal and parcentric lenses; 40X, 100X and 400X magnification; NA 0.65 condenser which is sufficient up to 400X magnification; 5 hole disc diaphragm; 110V, 20W tungsten lamp; 115m stage; spring loaded stage clips; rack and pinion control; coarse and fine focus knobs; adjustable stage stop; and a lifetime limited warranty. An excellent quality microscope that will take your child up to college.

    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 #: 066380
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      This microscope’s sturdy design makes it perfect for beginners and younger scientists. Needing no batteries, but using more natural lightning means, it is perfect for indoor and outdoor use. The base and arm are made of cast alloy with a baked enamel finish; the 10X wide field eyepiece combines with the 4X objective for 40X magnification. Spring loaded clips hold specimens in place on the stage, with a sliding barrel focus adjustment (no knobs), an arm that tilts 45° to 90° for more comfortable viewing, and a mounted plastic prism collects light for viewing. The brighter the light, the better the view. So, if you use this microscope indoors have the room lit as bright as possible. If using outdoors, sunny days are better. The microscope comes with a dust cover and instruction sheets to get you started. Use this microscope to look at leaves, insects, grass, and anything else your little scientists would like to examine. ~ Donna

  • Item #: 006643
    ISBN: 9780794515584
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    My eight-year-old's first reaction to this book was an emphatic "Cool!" Brilliant color pictures and graphics welcome you to the world of the microscopic. What would a DNA strand look like if magnified 7 million times? How about greatly magnified parts of plants, insects, and the human body? Find out here. Each section shows amazing color pictures of dramatically magnified objects and organisms. For example, the Plant and Fungi chapter shows a greatly enlarged picture of water plants called desmids and diatoms. Instructions are given for collecting pond or lake water so that you can view the microscopic life in a drop of water. Although much of the book depicts and describes the microscopic world, the latter part of the book is devoted to how microscopes work, from a standard lens microscope to the electron- scanning microscope. Pointers are given for buying a microscope and using advanced techniques for preparing various types of slides and mounts. A wonderful resource for any student interested in the "hidden" world around us. - Jerry

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  • Item #: 026640
    ISBN: 9780064441445
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    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 #: 050179
    ISBN: 9781683441915
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  • Item #: 005955
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     Easy viewing in the palm of your hand, this little microscope can go with you anywhere. Operating on one AA battery (not included), the LED is bright and the magnification is clear. Use this microscope to view slides or any other little thing that might be of interest. With just a turn of the focus ring and a flip of the zoom dial, bring things in for a closer look. This little microscope from Carson Optical measures only about 3.5 x 2.25” x 1” - don’t let the size fool you – good things come in small packages. ~ Donna

  • Item #: 000546
    ISBN: 9780794515249
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    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 #: 039102
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    This sturdy little LED-lighted pocket microscope is the perfect companion for the great outdoors or indoors! The 4" microscope fits into a sturdy base, but can be used without. Use the zoom to view small objects at 20X-40X which show up nice and bright with the LED lighting. Even 3-D objects look nice and sharp under the viewer! One of my favorite features is the button that controls the lighting you have to hold it in to turn on the light, ensuring that the light bulb isn't left on for hours and hours. Two plastic specimen slides and cover slips are included to begin your pond water investigations, and these slide right into the microscope base. Microscope uses three LR44 button cell batteries, included. ~ Jess

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  • Item #: 073964
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    Start ‘em young looking at the wonders of the biological world through this 8X microscope. This unit has a couple of advantages over the typical 5X ‘scope for young children. Besides the greater magnification, the slides are arranged with 3 images per slide that are related. First is an image recognizable to the naked eye, followed by two magnified images of parts of the same item. The Experiment Manual provides all the info you would expect in a user manual, but also includes a 16-page story that incorporates the use of the slides. This helps the child see the images in context. Correct placement of the slide into the slide holder is assured by notches on the slides and a directional arrowhead, with geared movement of the slide under the microscope. Light under the image is powered by 2 AAA batteries (not included). One of the lenses can easily be removed to act as a 2X magnifying glass. What’s not to like?

  • Item #: 073896
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  • Item #: 067688
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    A child’s first glimpse into the microscopic world is easy and fun with this talking microscope. Comfortable dual eyepieces provide 5X magnification of the 60 colorful images. The talking part is compliments of Bindi Irwin of the Australian Zoo, who gives us over 100 fun facts about the images and quizzes kids about the bugs and plants they are viewing. The 20 slides stow in the convenient slide-out storage tray. Requires 3 AAA batteries (not included).

  • Item #: 067034
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     This handy little microscope can go anywhere! It has a built-in clip to hook on your backpack or belt loop, focus knob, 40X magnification, LED light, and collection vial that fits neatly into the back of the microscope. View bugs, leaves, plants and more! Uses 2 AAA batteries—not included. ~ Donna

  • Item #: 066495
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    Microscopes reveal a whole world of science not seen by the naked eye. The National Geographic LCD Microscope offers easier viewing with a 2 ¼”x 2 7/8” screen rather than an eyepiece – better for group viewing, younger children, and those with vision problems. Included with the microscope is a dust cover, 5 prepared slides and 10 blank slides (glass) with covers, Mikrotom tissue chopper, USB cable, power supply plug, scissors, pipette, tweezers, teasing needles, shrimp breeding container, sea salt, brine shrimp eggs, yeast, and gum media. All of this comes neatly organized in a nylon carrying case with handle and shoulder strap. The included instruction manual explains every part of the microscope and how to use it, along with instructions for 3 activities – including growing brine shrimp. The mechanical stage allows for easy focusing and the specimens can be viewed from 40X to 1600X with clarity. SD card required for photos, but not included.

      When my daughter was in 4th grade, we bought her a Tasco Big Screen Microscope. She used that microscope for her first science fair and raised brine shrimp – this product brought back memories, but with big improvements. The instruction guide lists all parts of the microscope and items included in a numbered diagram and list – be sure to read through this to get familiar with the terms. Numbered steps with explanations help you get started and include number references for the diagram. This microscope has three light (LED) settings: bottom lighting to view slides and other transparent objects, top lighting to view opaque or solid objects that only works with the 4X objective, and top and bottom lighting at the same time for semi-transparent objects. Set-up is easy. Magnification is greater and clearer. There are 3 objectives (4X, 10X, 40X) and the LCD magnification factor is 12.5X. In combination, you will get magnifications of 40X, 125X, and 500X. A 6-position color filter disc rotates below the stage that can be used to help control the bright light to clarify the image and the up and down buttons below the screen can adjust the brightness of the image. An additional light collector lens is included that allows even more light for viewing, and a dimmer switch also lets you control the brightness. Increase the magnification even more by using the right and left controls below the screen, allowing you to increase the magnification up to 2000X!!   

      You can snap photos or record videos of your images and save them on an SD card (not included). Switch from the view of your live image to those saved on your SD card by using the ‘escape’ button. Attach the USB cable to transfer the data to your computer for editing and printing.

      Overall, I had a lot of fun playing with this microscope. I am totally amazed at the quality of the view and the ease of operation. The key is to read (completely) the user/instruction guide without skipping things. I read through several times before I realized all the capabilities of this scope. The National Geographic LCD Microscope could be used at the elementary level and up through high school. The magnification and clarity are the quality you would need for high school labs. My how technology has improved! ~ Donna         

  • Item #: 037031
    ISBN: 9781402743290
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    This is one of the best and most complete microscope books I've ever seen. It is 143 pages of helpful information for any student who is just beginning to work with microscopes. The recommendation by the author is that students read the opening chapters of this book to be able to name the parts of a microscope, focusing, and sample preparation. Chapter one gives the safety guidelines for working with microscopes and the equipment list needed for doing the activities in this book. Chapter two explains light sources, lenses, identifying your microscope, parts of a microscope, and trouble shooting. Chapter three tells about the different types of slides and how to prepare them – wet mounts, smear slide, well slide, squash slides, staining a specimen, acetate peel, and permanent mounts. These are the chapters which lay the foundation for the rest of the book.

    Chapters 4-10 offer experiments to practice the skills taught in the first 3 chapters. Students can make their own microtome (instrument used to make thin samples for slides), view finger prints, fibers, crystals, sweat, hair, bug parts, pond water, food, and plant specimens which they will mount themselves. The book includes photomicrographs, pictures through a microscope, so students can compare their slides. Many of the things used in these experiments are from your own home, but additional equipment needed includes: microscope, blank slides, cover slips, tweezers, eye dropper, lens paper, clear plastic ruler, razor knife, nail polish, and scissors. This book would make a very good one semester course for an introduction to microscopes, or you can add it to your curriculum. Either way, microscopes are expensive pieces of equipment and students need to know how to use them correctly. The guidance and information you need are in this book. - Donna

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