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Orion Telescopes
The World of the Microscope Book
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  • A practical introduction to the microscopic world that includes projects and activities
  • Fully illustrated, and covers the history of microscopes, as well as different designs and types
  • Shows how to make cross sections, slides, and stains
  • Perfect for youths getting into microscopes, but informative enough for kids of all ages!

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Item #  51307

The World of the Microscope investigates the enormous variety of objects too small for the eye to see, from insects to microchip circuits. Step-by-step diagrams show how to get the best from a microscope and how to make and keep slides. The book covers different types of microscopes, from magnifying glasses to electron microscopes, and there are plenty of exciting suggestions for projects which reveal the incredible detail of everyday objects. The book also contains a section on the use of microscopes in science and industry.

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