- Age Range: 8 and up
- Grade Level: 3 and up
- Series: Complete Books
- Paperback: 96 pages
- Publisher: Educational Development Corp.; Revised edition (2006)
- Language: English
- ISBN-10: 0794515584
- ISBN-13: 978-0794515584
- Product Dimensions: 0.2 x 8.5 x 10.8 inches
- Shipping Weight: 1.1 pounds
- Average Customer Review: 4.4 out of 5 stars See all reviews (61 customer reviews)
- Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #158,544 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)
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The Usborne Complete Book of the Microscope: Internet-Linked Paperback – 2006
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Although this beautiful book will get a beginner off to an enthusiastic start, I'd hardly call it complete. It shows images from both transmission and reflection microscopy, without going into much detail about the different kinds of illumination. It barely mentions staining, and never gets into dark field vs bright field, phase contrast, polarized light, oil immersion, and other techniques, and never discusses binocular microscopes. But, for a kid who just got a microscope for Christmas, it's hard to imagine a better way to get started.
Most Recent Customer Reviews
this was a good book to go with my microscope purchase, seemed interesting and informative.Published 1 month ago by John M Robertson
Impressed with the diagrams...very useful for children wanting to use a microscope.Published 6 months ago by R. Sneed
I think this book is very informative and beauitful illustrations, but most people and kids getting this book will not have the optiosn to get the same looks, colors, depths as... Read morePublished 8 months ago by JR Reviews
The book in in fantastic shape! It arrived on time also. It is a good book, but not what I thought. But I would recommend for teens jyst getting interested in microscopy.Published 9 months ago by Donna
The best book ever for seeing small and also getting information about what you are seeing.Published 9 months ago by William R.
A good book to get the basics down and get ready for exploration. People would wash their hands more if they would look and observe properly.Published 12 months ago by Amazon pleased customer