Computer keyboards are a good source of dandruff! Dandruff are skin flakes from the skalp of the head. In this video I will be observing dandruff both using my stereo microscope and compound microscope.
Here I use the stereo microscope to have a look at snake skin.
The broccoli started to become moldy and I had a look at the mold. The conidia, which form spores, were well visible, as well as the branching of the mycelium.
Potato starch grains make a great beginner’s microscopy specimen, becasue they are very easy to prepare. And they look great.
Tampons contain natural or synthetic cellulose fibers (cotton or rayon). Under darkfield microscopy they look fascinating.
Microscopy is a great hobby both for young and old and it is not difficult to get started.
The most unique way of making a specimen slide? A burning match vaporizes sulfur, which condenses on a slide, which can be observed using polarized light.
Stereomicroscopy of pen and paper: we can see capillary action when different kinds of paper soak up ink.
Watch shaving foam under the microscope! And then let’s find out the number of foam bubbles in a can of foam.
Basic facts Name of microscope: Telmu XSP-75 Cost: EUR 79.99 USD 89.99 Objectives: 4x, 10x, 40x Condenser: no Eyepieces: 10x, 25x What I liked about the microscope Overall good build quality. Low cost Coarse and fine focus knob (most micrscopes Read More …