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Microscope Slide-Making Kit

Ages 11+
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This basic microscope slide preparation kit will get you started making and staining your very own slides! Make a microscope slide using sections of cork or a leaf, smears of cheek cells or bread mold, and more. Read More

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This basic microscope slide preparation kit is the ideal starter kit for making and staining your own slides. When creating different home slide preparation viewing samples, consider using things from the natural environment (ex. sections from a leaf or flower), your own body (ex. use a swab to gather cheek cells), your kitchen (ex. bread mold), and more! 

Helpful Hint: Using tweezers for some objects may provide easy manipulation of samples & help with slide creation

Inside this microscope slide making kit, you'll find the following common stains, pieces of equipment &/or microscope accessories:

  • 12 blank slides, glass
  • 2 concavity glass slides
  • 100 slide coverslips/cover glasses
  • slide storage box
  • methylene blue stain (to stain acidic cell parts)
  • eosin Y (to stain alkaline cell parts)
  • pipet/pipette (dropper)
  • full instructions for making wet mount slides

Pair this excellent slide preparation kit with a compound microscope to enhance your science studies in both middle and high school.

Not quite ready to add this kit to your shopping cart and checkout? Learn more about this 5-star microscope slide kit in the customer reviews below!

Slide Making Kit Product Manual


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Microscope Slide Preparation Kit Contents

  • Instructions
  • Eosin Y, 1%, 30 ml
  • Methylene blue, 1%, 30 ml
  • Disposable Pipet, 5ml
  • Basic Slide Set
Basic Slide Set
  • 12 plain slides
  • 2 concavity slides
  • 100 student coverslips
  • 25-slide plastic storage box


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