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Supplies

Prepared Slides

There are many good sources of prepared slides, including Amazon and eBay. Additionally, some science supply companies sell pre-mounted slides. One of these is Carolina Biologicals:

http://www.carolina.com/life-science/microscope-slides/10449.ct?mCat=10337

Slides, cover-slips, tweezers, pipets and other utensils

Amazon is a good source of microscopy materials. In addition, there are many science supply companies that sell similar materials, such as:

http://www.scientificsonline.com/microscopes/microscope-accessories.html

http://www.carolina.com/life-science/10337.ct

http://www.celestron.com/science_education/accessories.html

Lenses, filters, and other optical toys

Suppliers

Amscope and Celestron are two major suppliers of microscopes and accessories. However, many other suppliers can be found on Amazon. Edmond Scientific sells many science-related resources related to a broad spectrum of topics. Similarly, Carolina carries many science and biology related products, including live samples such as amoeba.

http://www.amscope.com/

http://www.celestron.com/

http://www.scientificsonline.com/

http://www.carolina.com/

While we didn't test these microscopes, Explorer Microscopes have a number of similarly priced microscopes available, as well as other materials:

http://www.microscope.com/kids

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