Microscope Experiment Idea: The Food We Eat What’s more interesting to a child (and more useful to teach as a parent!) than about the foods we ingest? Although what you’re able to view may differ depending on what kind of microscope you have, there’s plenty to put under a microscope and show sitting right in ...READ MORE +
High school is when many of us had our first experience with a microscope. For a few of us, it may be a little younger, perhaps in junior high school. But either way, almost universally, the first microscope we are required to use in our standardized education system is a compound microscope. Why is this the ...
Why use a dual view microscope?Well, there are times when a parent or teacher may want to show their student a specific structure within the field of view when looking at a sample under a microscope–such as a cell wall, or a bacterium. Doing this can be difficult, as the student doesn’t know what to look ...READ MORE +
Omax is a brand much lesser known than the other “new” brands out there, but they too exist in the Chinese-made microscope game, are fairly decent in terms of optical quality. If you’re looking to get into a budget unit, Omax will get the job done, but I wouldn’t go out of my way unless there’s a specific ...READ MORE +