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Internet-linked reference books
Complete book of the microscope
“A very stimulating book, which at the same time puts the microscope in an historical context.”
Dr. Dagan Jenkins
This fascinating book features stunning photography showing a huge range of subjects - bed bugs, hair, watery minibeasts and more...shows so well just how much there is to explore through the microscope.
Parents in Touch
I really enjoyed the interactive nature of this book. The basics of using a simple light microscope are described, and a variety of tutorials are given through the book. These include methods for preparing microscope slides and staining them to highlight particular structures. But it’s not just limited to microscopes – readers are instructed on how to make simple agar plates to grow bacteria from their fingers or food, and on how to find miniature fossils and make your own crystals. This is a very stimulating book, which at the same time puts the microscope in an historical context.
Dr. Dagan Jenkins
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