Welcome to the world of hobby microscopy! The first step into this educational and exciting pastime is first to gather some information and then to buy a microscope. In this article, I want to give you a short overview of Read More …
Making a microscope out of LEGO is not difficult and it works quite well.
A drop of inorganic fertilizer greatly enhances the growth of algae in a mini-aquarium.
Tardigrades (water bears) can be found in moss.
Focus animation of the leg of a bee.
Short answer: Don’t. Do not make hay infusions, as this is too risky.
Correctly switching on the microscope protects the light bulb and your eyes.
Squashing the specimens (instead of cutting them) is a fast and easy way to prepare specimens.
Observing human cells is a good introductory activity to learn heat-fixing and staining.
The home laboratory provides a safe working environment for microscopic investigations.