Educational Insights, a manufacturer of educational toys and games, has provided many hours of play to my children. Educational Insights products include subject-specific classroom products, teacher resources, educational toys, and games. Their products are designed by seasoned educators and parents who know that, first and foremost, learning must be fun. Right now they are sponsoring a California Dreamin' Sweepstakes on their Facebook page for the chance to win a trip to Los Angeles to view a live taping of Jeopardy. The lastest review and giveaway I'm doing for this upstanding company is for the MicroPro 48-Piece Microscope Set.
With the GeoSafari MicroPro, young scientists can investigate everything from cells to crystals! Perfect for individual or classroom use, the glass eyepieces and power setting from 50x to 600x provide users with superior precision viewing. The built-in light and rack and pinion focusing help deliver bright, clear images. The 48-piece kit has professionally prepared slides and everything users need to make their own specimen slides. Not a toy, but a scientific instrument, the GeoVision MicroPro includes high-quality components and features that make it appropriate for science learning at any age.
My kids, especially the boys, are curious fellas. This 48-piece microscope is perfect for them to put their questioning minds to work. It has everything you need to gather specimen and prepare slides to view your world up close. Some of the things included with the microscope are blank slides, eyepieces, a petri dish, specimen vials, and tweezers. Because there are so many included pieces and so many functions of the microscope, it's nice that there's an included instruction manual that explains what everything is for and how they work. Two AA batteries are needed and not included.
With the microscope, my kids are able to prepare their own samples using the scalpel and observe them by making slides of what they want to see. Being outdoors at the campground has given them ample opportunity to find plants and insects of all sorts to view in a whole new way. The microscope has five powers to magnify the view of their samples. It's been a great teaching tool and they've gotten a kick out of seeing what things can look like with magnification. Because there are so many pieces and some of the tools have sharp edges, I do not recommend this microscope for small children unless under adult supervision.
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I received product for review from Educational Insights. The opinions within this post are of my own and I was not influenced in any way. Please do your own research before purchasing products. Your opinions and results may differ.