TK2 Scope - Microscope And Biology Kit
By Thames & Kosmos
With this educational biology kit, you and your kids can embark on a jouney through the microscopic world. You will uncover hidden creatures and unseen structures at a microscopic level with the TK2 scope. You and your children will first begin by learning how to use the microscope and all of its parts. Then you will examine some prepared slides. Once you are familiar with the microscope you are ready to begin the guided investigation of plant and animal specimens that you gather and prepare yourself. With this kit you will gain the tools, knowledge, and skills needed to view countless specimens that you can find in and around your home or school. Contains 25 experiments that are all explained in the 48 page, full-color manual. Great for kids who show interest in the science of biology and the microscopic world. For ages 10 and up.
The TK2 Scope is a duel light 40-, 100-, and 500-power metal and plastic microscope. The two battery-powered LED light sources allow for both the viewing of large or opaque objects lit from above and the viewing of thinly sliced or translucent specimens lit from below. It has a 10-power ocular lens; 4-, 10-, and 40-power objective lenses; and an aperture wheel. The lenses are all professional-quality optical glass. The miscroscope is durable and powerful, permitting years of continued observations.
Contents: Microscope, Blank Slides (5), Cover Slip in Plastic Box, Pipette, Tweezers, Dissecting Needle, Scalpel, Petri Dish With Cover, Blue Stain, Red Stain, Adhesive Labels for Slides, Lens Cleaning Paper, Dust Cover for Microscope, Experiment Manual, Prepared Slides (Sodium Chloride Crystals, Pollen gains, Paramecia, Mucous Membrane Cells), Slide with Concave Trough
Requires 3 AA Batteries (not included).
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