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Introductory Slide-Making—Student Laboratory Kit

By: The Flinn Staff

Item #: FB1630 

Price: $130.31

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Introductory Slide-Making and Microscopy Laboratory Kit for biology and life science provides a positive introductory lesson In the basics of histology and slide preparation. Instant success.

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Instant success! That is what will happen when your students prepare their first permanent microscope slide-what a positive introductory lesson in the basics of histology and slide preparation. Students will marvel at the sight of an insect's eye, leg, mouth parts, antennae, or other body parts. This kit is a real must for your unit on microscopy and structure/function.The basic materials needed for a class of 30 to fix, clear, mount, and stain small organisms are provided as well as detailed instructions for these procedures. The kit includes chemicals (alcohol solutions and xylenes), Canada balsam, depression slides, coverslips, holding tubes, and pipets.


Materials Included in Kit: 
Canada balsam, 10 mL
Isopropyl alcohol, 70%, 100 mL
Isopropyl alcohol, reagent, 100 mL
Xylenes, reagent, 100 mL
Cover slips, glass #1, 22 x 22 m
Depression slide, single cavity, 30
Microcentrifuge tube, 30
Pipet, Beral-type, thin stem, 30

Correlation to Next Generation Science Standards (NGSS)

Science & Engineering Practices

Planning and carrying out investigations

Disciplinary Core Ideas

HS-LS1.A: Structure and Function

Crosscutting Concepts

Structure and function
Scale, proportion, and quantity