The World of the Microscope

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EDC Publishing, 2008 - Juvenile Nonfiction - 48 pages
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The World of the Microscope investigates the enormous variety of objects too small for the eye to see, from insects to microchip circuits. Step-by-step diagrams show how to get the best from a microscope and how to make and keep slides. The book covers different types of microscopes, from magnifying glasses to electron microscopes, and there are plenty of exciting suggestions for projects which reveal the incredible detail of everyday objects. The book also contains a section on the use of microscopes in science and industry.

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Better for older kids

User Review  - cyfowler -

I got this for my 10 yr. old son to go with his microscope. The book is more complex than I anticipated. Maybe he can understand it and be able to use it in a couple more years. Has many pictures and demonstrations but is a bit confusing and to hard for my son to understand yet. Read full review

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About the author (2008)

Chris Oxlade is an experienced author of non-fiction books for children. He has written more than 200 titles on science, technology, sports and hobbies, from encyclopedia articles to fun activity books.

Stephen Wright was educated at the U.S. Army Intelligence School and the Iowa Writers’ Workshop. He has taught at Princeton University, Brown University, and, most recently, The New School. He lives in New York City.

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