• Juvenile Nonfiction

The Usborne Complete Book of the Microscope

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Author: Kirsteen Rogers
Publisher: N.A
ISBN: 9781439599907
Category: Juvenile Nonfiction
Page: 96
View: 893
Explores objects and organisms that can be viewed with a microscope and discusses various kinds of microscopes and microscopy techniques.

    • Science

The Usborne Science Encyclopedia


Author: Kirsteen Rogers,Laura Howell,Alastair Smith,Phillip Clarke,Corinne Henderson
Publisher: Usborne Books
ISBN: 9780794530464
Category: Science
Page: 448
View: 5057
Contains experiments, activities, A-Z dictionary, review questions and suggested websites for each topic.

    • Juvenile Nonfiction

The Usborne Complete Book of Astronomy and Space


Author: Lisa Miles,Alastair Smith
Publisher: E.D.C. Publishing
ISBN: 9781580861304
Category: Juvenile Nonfiction
Page: 96
View: 6381
This book shows the reader the universe, using the latest information from astronomers around the world and space probes around the galaxy.

    • Juvenile Nonfiction

The World of the Microscope


Author: Chris Oxlade,Corinne Stockley
Publisher: Usborne Pub Limited
ISBN: 9780794515249
Category: Juvenile Nonfiction
Page: 48
View: 3339
Shows how to get the best from various types of microscopes, and suggests projects which reveal the detail of everyday objects.

Complete Book of the Human Body


Author: Anna Claybourne
Publisher: N.A
ISBN: 9781474902939
Category:
Page: 112
View: 4547
A fact-packed, illustrated introduction to the human body and how it works. Full of extraordinary photographs plus activities and experiments to try, it explores everything from allergies to brain waves, from x-rays to zits.

    • Science

Illustrated Guide to Home Biology Experiments

All Lab, No Lecture
Author: Robert Thompson,Barbara Fritchman Thompson
Publisher: "O'Reilly Media, Inc."
ISBN: 1449396593
Category: Science
Page: 359
View: 9046
Perfect for middle- and high-school students and DIY enthusiasts, this full-color guide teaches you the basics of biology lab work and shows you how to set up a safe lab at home. Features more than 30 educational (and fun) experiments.

    • Juvenile Nonfiction

The Ultimate Guide to Your Microscope


Author: Shar Levine,Leslie Johnstone
Publisher: Sterling Publishing Company, Inc.
ISBN: 9781402743290
Category: Juvenile Nonfiction
Page: 143
View: 9814
Illustrated throughout with photomicrographs, and complete with a reproducible form for documenting specimens, an in-depth guide explains how to put bugs, water, food, plants and pollen, and even parts of the body (like fingernails) under the scope for a close-up glimpse while also explaining how to identify the microscope's different pieces and how to focus properly. Original.

    • Microscopy

Complete Book of the Microscope


Author: Kirsteen Rogers
Publisher: Usborne Books
ISBN: 9781409555513
Category: Microscopy
Page: 96
View: 6728
Breathtaking photographs reveal the secrets of the micro world in this book, which also includes practical information on buying and taking care of microscopes.

    • Juvenile Nonfiction

Energy


Author: Chris Woodford
Publisher: Penguin
ISBN: 0756667658
Category: Juvenile Nonfiction
Page: 64
View: 6021
You and the world around you are full of Energy. From the food you eat to the awesome power of the stars, energy is a part of everything in the Universe. How much energy is there in a bolt of lightning? Why is there more heat in an iceberg than a cup of tea? Find out how energy affects your daily life, the ways it is released, how plants and animals use energy in extreme climates and see for yourself how energy is all around us with Energy.

    • Nature

Adventures with a Microscope


Author: Richard Headstrom
Publisher: Courier Corporation
ISBN: 0486135721
Category: Nature
Page: 232
View: 1196
Embark on 59 adventures in the natural world: the structures of numerous microscopic animals; what everyday objects really look like at the cellular level; preparing specimens and slides. 142 illustrations.

    • Juvenile Nonfiction

The Usborne Introduction To Genes & DNA

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Author: Susan Meredith,Anna Claybourne,Michael Jonathan Reiss,Stephen Moncrieff
Publisher: Usborne Pub Limited
ISBN: 9780794515621
Category: Juvenile Nonfiction
Page: 63
View: 7181
Explains the role of DNA and genes in reproduction, and discusses heredity, the history of genetics, genetic engineering and cloning, and the ethical issues which they may raise.

    • Science

The Microscope Book


Author: Shar Levine
Publisher: Sterling
ISBN: 9780806948980
Category: Science
Page: 80
View: 6706
An introduction to microscopes and magnification with experiments using such easily obtained materials as comic books, leaves, hair, and potatoes.

    • Juvenile Fiction

Micro Monsters

Life Under the Microscope
Author: Christopher Maynard
Publisher: DK Publishing (Dorling Kindersley)
ISBN: 9780789447579
Category: Juvenile Fiction
Page: 48
View: 9440
Explores the hidden world of very small creatures that live around us and even inside us, including fleas, bedbugs, itch mites, and more.

    • Juvenile Nonfiction

A World in a Drop of Water

Exploring with a Microscope
Author: Alvin Silverstein,Virginia Silverstein
Publisher: Courier Corporation
ISBN: 0486320162
Category: Juvenile Nonfiction
Page: 64
View: 9709
Fascinating introduction to the world of single-celled organisms recounts the feeding, reproductive, and defensive strategies employed by an array of curious creatures: amoeba, paramecium, suctorian, hydra, others. Easy-to-understand language, 37 illustrations.

    • Juvenile Nonfiction

Encyclopedia of the Human Body


Author: Richard Walker
Publisher: Benjamin Cummings
ISBN: 9780789486721
Category: Juvenile Nonfiction
Page: 304
View: 7169
Illustrates and explains anatomical concepts, from skeletal and muscular systems to the digestive and reproductive organs.

    • Science

100 Science Experiments


Author: Georgina Andrews,Kate Knighton
Publisher: Usborne Books
ISBN: 9781409555537
Category: Science
Page: 96
View: 5103
This innovative book brings a fresh and exciting approach to the practical world of science, combining creative arts and crafts activities with the basics of physics, chemistry and biology.

    • Microbiology

Microscopic Life


Author: Richard Walker
Publisher: Pan Macmillan
ISBN: 9780753410646
Category: Microbiology
Page: 64
View: 4324
Explore a fascinating miniature world you never knew existed! This title explores the lives of the tiny creatures that live around you, in you and even on you! Ages 9+.

    • Children's atlases

Children's World Atlas


Author: Simon Adams,Mary Atkinson,Sarah Phillips
Publisher: DK Publishing (Dorling Kindersley)
ISBN: 9781405331609
Category: Children's atlases
Page: 136
View: 8111
Send your child on a voyage of discovery with the new edition of this unbeatable world atlas. From the sparsely populated plains of Mongolia to the crowded streets of Tokyo, they'll explore the societies, cultures, histories, climates and landscapes of every corner of the globe. Vivid photographs and state-of-the-art maps capture the unique personality of each region and will give your child a flavour of what it's really like to live in each country.

    • Science

Insect Microscopy


Author: Andrew Chick
Publisher: The Crowood Press
ISBN: 1785002023
Category: Science
Page: 304
View: 7247
Insects, and their close relatives, the arachnids, centipedes, millipedes and woodlice, make ideal material for study by the recreational microscopist. Moreover for the entomologist, the addition of the use of the microscope to their tool kit adds a whole new dimension to their study, revealing in finest detail the appearance and structure of these tiny creatures. This book reveals the basics of insect microscopy, explaining what equipment is needed and how to get the best out of it. Topics covered include insects and their relatives; trapping insects for study; dissection, slide mounting, and publishing your work. This fascinating guide to the basics of insect microscopy will make ideal material for study by the recreational microscopist and will be of great interest to science students and entomologists. Beautifully illustrated with 140 colour photographs.

My First Microscope (the Concise Companion)


Author: Mol Smith
Publisher: Createspace Independent Publishing Platform
ISBN: 9781535129008
Category:
Page: 94
View: 4886
A modern guide aimed at adults and children purchasing and using a microscope for the very first time. Aimed at helping the buyer to choose the right microscope for the age of the intended user and what they may wish to study or simply observe, and then a book to become a complete companion when using the microscope for the first time. Even if the microscope purchased has no handbook, this book will do it! Explains how to select from all the various microscopes on offer, at the cheapest price and the best quality. Explains everything required to receive the microscope, set it up, and start using it quickly and without tears. Teaches, without unexplained jargon, all the parts and controls of the microscope, what they do, and how to maximise its use to study both macro and microscopic organisms and objects. Bang up to date! No hype. Practical information suited to beginners wanting to buy and use a microscope for themselves or as a gift for another adult or younger person. Deliberately concise with illustrations and images produced from budget entry microscopes. Covers the use of Monocular, Stereo, Trinocular, Digital microscopes, and Cell phone microscopes and adaptors for cameras and cell phones. Written by an author who pioneered the use of microscopes by non-professionals through founding the popular hobby site for recreational microscopy: www.microscopy-uk.org.uk