- 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 (62 customer reviews)
- Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #158,504 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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Top Customer Reviews
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
I purchased this book and the older Usborne book (1995 copyright) "The World of the Microscope (Usborne Science & Experiments)" in order to aid in learning the use of our... Read morePublished 15 days ago by A busy home-educating mom
this was a good book to go with my microscope purchase, seemed interesting and informative.Published 3 months ago by John M Robertson
Impressed with the diagrams...very useful for children wanting to use a microscope.Published 8 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 10 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 11 months ago by Donna
The best book ever for seeing small and also getting information about what you are seeing.Published 11 months ago by William R.