Discover the science of living things with this complete introductory microscope kit from Thames & Kosmos!
The beautifully illustrated experiment manual guides you through DIY observations of many living specimens found in and around your home: onion cells, pond water, chloroplasts, plant stem cross sections, microorganisms, mouth cells, meat cells, different types of hair and fur, dust mites, bugs, pollen in honey, and so much more.
Use this engaging kids microscope science kit to:
- discover how an onion cell shrivels;
- see how an earthworm wiggles;
- analyze the differences between the hair on your head and the sheep’s hair in your wool sweater;
- and more!
This Thames & Kosmos Kids First Biology Lab kit includes:
- a microscope
- three prepared specimens on a slide
- four blank slides
- a dissecting needle
- a section slicing tool (microtome)
- a 32-page manual
- and more
Learn how to use these tools to prepare slides and how to use the microscope to examine them. Investigate how the lenses in a microscope bend light to magnify images!
The ocular lens (or eyepiece lens) of the included microscope has an adjustable 12x to 18x magnification power. When combined with the three objective lenses, this results in a total magnification power of 96x to 750x. It has a battery-powered light and a mirror to light up the specimens.
The full-color, 32-page manual inside this kids microscope experiment kit covers microscope setup, usage, and many fascinating observations of biological specimens.
This Kids First Biology Lab Kit from Thames & Kosmos is a 2013 Academic's Choice Brain Toy Award winner!
Ready to dive into the fun? Add this kit to your shopping cart and checkout now!
WARNING: Science Education Set. Do not mix old and new batteries. Do not mix alkaline, standard (carbon-zinc), or rechargeable (nickel-cadmium) batteries.
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