The World of the Microscope investigates the enormous variety of objects too small for your eye to see. From bacteria to rock crystals, step-by-step diagrams show you how to get the most from your microscope and how to make and keep slides. You'll learn about different types of microscopes from magnifying glasses to electron microscopes. Lots of experiements and suggestions for projects that reveal the incredible detail of everyday objects.
Usborne Science & Experiments book. Practical intro with projects & activities. History of microscope, types, how to use one, how to look at: cells, simple organisms, fungi, sea life, fresh water life, plants, insects, rocks & minerals, crystals...much more packed in to this book!
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This book investigates the enormous variety of objects too small for the eye to see, from bacteria to rock crystals. Step-by-step diagrams show how to get the best from a microscope, from magnifying glasses to electron microscopes, and there are plenty of exciting suggestions for projects which reveal the incredible detail of everyday objects.
This book also contains information about the many uses of microscopes in science and industry.