Experiment set BIOLOGY 1: MICROSCOPY


The problem 

Pupils are confronted with three difficulties when looking through a microscope for the first time: the reduced field of view, the upside-down image and their inability to judge the degree of magnification. The MEKRUPHY MICROSCOPY experiment set allows them to gradually master these challenges.

By starting with simple magnifying glasses and moving on to cup and two-way magnifying jars, all of which give a normal image of the object being observed, the children learn to get accustomed to the reduced field of view and can get a feel for the respective degree of magnification, especially when using the 5-millimetre scale.

Durable microscopy tools, special slides and a pair of petri dishes make microscopy easier for them.

The simple-to-use microtome, together with the special razor blade and microscopy brush, make it quick and simple for the older pupils to prepare samples.


01.01.10 Storage case

30.02.00 Inlay with cut-outs for apparatus, B1

30.03.10 Hand-held magnifying glass, 8x

30.03.20 Hand-held magnifying glass, 6x

30.04.00 Hand-held magnifying glass with light

30.05.00 Cup magnifier with scale

30.06.00 Two-way magnifying jar

30.07.00 Wooden spatula, pack of 7

20.08.00 Straight, blunt-ended tweezers

30.09.00 Tweezers – curved, pointed

30.10.00 Dissecting needle – straight

30.11.00 Dissecting needle – curved

30.12.00 Dissecting needle – lancet shaped

30.13.00  Microscope scissors

30.14.00 Silk cloth

30.15.00 100 Cover slips

30.16.00 50 Slides with field for labelling

30.16.10 4 Concavity microscope slides

30.16.20 Matt microscope slide

30.16.30 Microscope slide with scale

30.16.40 Black microscope slide

30.16.50 Box for microscope slides

30.17.00 Petri dish, 35 mm diam.

03.18.00 Pack of 5 razor blades with grips

30.19.00 Dropping bottle, 50 ml, brown

30.20.00 Microscopy brush

30.21.00 Microtome

30.22.00 100 filter paper strips in container B1


B1 – 1:   First experiments with the magnifying glass

B1 – 2:   Experiments with the two-way magnifying jar

B1 – 3:   Experiments with the cup magnifier

B1 – 4:   Making biological drawings

B1 – 5:   The parts of a microscope

B1 – 6:   Operating principle and use of a microscope

B1 – 7:   The first sample – Brownian motion

B1 – 8:   Disruptive phenomena – Sources of error