How to use a microscope
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Published by Published for the American Museum of Natural History [by] the Natural History Press in Garden City, N.Y .
Written in English


  • Microscopes.,
  • Microscopy.

Book details:

Edition Notes

Statement[by] W. G. Harley.
SeriesAmerican Museum science books
LC ClassificationsQH211 .H34 1964
The Physical Object
Paginationxvi, 255 p.
Number of Pages255
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL5917471M
LC Control Number64020578

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This is an excellent book for kids learning about microscopes. It identifies the parts of a microscope and how to use one. It has a lot of well explained experiments (preparing all sorts of slides) for kids to do. There are photographs of what the slides should look like under magnification/5(20). The book also explains how to use microscopes. To use a microscope, you need to place a slide or a specimen on the stage. You should make sure that it is sitting over the hole in the stage. The mirror below will reflect the light source you are using to light up your specimen. For safety reasons, you should never use a microscope in direct. The “Exploring with a Microscope” book is one of your recommendations but is hard to find. I ordered the pound and small lakes microorganism book off Amazon. Wheres a good refernece with details on microorganisms. Im mainly interested in identifying microorganisms. Thanks for all the great work you do! The Microscope And How to Use It. Dr. Georg Stehli, English edition translated from German, soft cover, pages, b/w illustrations. This is a more technical book (ages 12 and up) and spends time discussing the preparation of samples, and the variety of microscopic life found around us.

List of Microscope Experiments for Kids. 1. Spider Web - Clear nail polish is all you need to see how amazing a spider web really is.. 2. Cheek Swab - Take a painless cheek scraping to view the cells in your own body.. 3. Onion - A simple layer of onion skin is a great introduction to looking at plant cells.. 4. Pond Water - Your favorite pond may be teeming with more life than you think. The use of a comparatively simple microscope today can start one on a lifetime interest, an absorbing hobby, a career in science, or a permanent addition to one's cultural background. This book provides all the help needed, whether one is adult or student, hobbyist or scientifically serious, seeking education or merely curious about the minute. Consult a microscope service technician when any repairs not covered by instructions are needed. Prior to cleaning any lens surface, brush dust or dirt off lens surfaces using a camel hair- brush. Or use air to blow dust and lint off surfaces. Use of compressed air in a can, available at any computer supply store, is a good source of clean air. B. Practical Use of the Microscope. If certain simple guidelines are followed, it will be a short matter of time before a beginner is able to obtain an image of high quality. In fact, you may be surprised at how easy it is to set up the microscope correctly so that it will produce beautiful, sharp images.

Equipment Link: This demonstrations is divided in 3 parts: 1) Name of the different parts & their function @ 2) H. align the microscope optics, but also how to acquire electronic images and perform image processing. Thus, the focus of the book is on the integrated microscope system, with foundations in optical theory but extensions into electronic imaging. Accordingly, the cover shows the conjugate field and aperture planes of the light microscope under. Switch off the microscope when not using. Avoid touching the glass part of the lenses with your fingers. Use only special lens paper to clean the lenses. Dust is the number one enemy of a microscope so always keep your microscope covered when not in use. When not in use for extended periods, replace the microscope in its box. Let's talk through some common issues and questions that beginners experience when learning to use a microscope. Please post your questions using the comment.