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Microscope Set - Large

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Discover the hidden microscopic world around you with this 28 piece microscope kit. This is the larger and more powerful microscope kit that the Q Shop stocks.

  • $89.00
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  • Weight
    1.66 kg

Microscopes are used in many fields of work such as biology and botany, medicine and forensics. So if you are a budding biologist or an aspiring police investigator this microscope provides you with the perfect opportunity to view everyday things in finer detail. This microscope kit is perfect for the enthusiastic young scientist.

This larger microscope contains 28 pieces and allows the viewer the ability to see everyday objects in great detail and also includes material for users to undertake experiments and observe them under the microscope. The microscope has a 10x eye piece, a light source and a mirror with four colour filters, two focus knobs and three powers of magnification: 100x, 600x and 1200x. Contained in the kit are shrimp eggs and a hatchery for observations in biology. Materials are also provided for observations in plant biology with 5 prepared slides containing plants and 7 blank slides, slide covers, scalpel and colouring dyes to make your own slides.

The kit includes an instruction booklet on how to set up your microscope, with a detailed diagram on the names of the components and how to view the prepared slides. Also contained is a guide on how to prepare a slide for both temporary and permanent slides.

This microscope is constructed from durable metal and comes in a sturdy plastic carry case for ease of storage and transportation.


  • Tweezers
  • Scalpel
  • Dropper
  • Needle
  • Brine Shrimp Hatchery
  • Test tube
  • Gum Media, Eosin, Sea salt
  • Small test tubes
  • Prepared and blank glass slides
  • Micro-slicer
  • Petri dish
  • Extra bulb
  • Slide labels and static slide covers
  • Cover glasses
  • Microscope with 10x magnification fixed lens.

Requires two AA Batteries for the light (not included).

Caution: This kit contains parts and materials with sharp edges, and chemicals that could be harmful if misused (Eosin Biological Dye and Gum media).

Recommended for eight years of age and over with adult supervision. Not suitable for children under eight years of age.

Microscope size: 230 x 130 x 85mm

Packaging size: 375 x 340 x 100mm

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