Microscopy 101: Field of View

The field of microscopy can be fun and exciting, as you get to explore many different possibilities in the world around you. But, to fully understand how microscopy works, it’s important to learn about its basic principles and underlying concepts. This includes having an idea about how light refraction works, understanding the concepts of magnification …

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Observing Salt Under The Microscope

Looking at salt under the microscope is a great learning activity for young students who are exploring how different materials look like when viewed through a microscope, especially when studying crystals, minerals, and other geometric shaped solid substances. This is because salt looks different when viewed with the naked eye, with a hand lens or …

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Observing Sand Under The Microscope

Sand is one of the many fascinating materials to view under a microscope, given its distinct shapes, sizes, colors, textures, and the fact that how the sand looks is highly dependent on where it comes from. This is because the composition of sand depends on the local environmental conditions, and more importantly, the available rock …

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