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.
Correlation to Next Generation Science Standards (NGSS)
Science & Engineering Practices
Planning and carrying out investigations
Disciplinary Core Ideas
HS-LS1.A: Structure and Function
Structure and function Scale, proportion, and quantity