Re: [Histonet] Slides

From:"Bryan Hewlett"


If its available in your area, get him to look at pond water, full of neat 
An alternative is to put some hay and rainwater in a large jar and wait for 
a few days.
It will grow lots of neat plants and animals which change over time.



----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Senn, Amy" 
Sent: Tuesday, January 02, 2007 4:02 PM
Subject: [Histonet] Slides

> My 7 year old son got a microscope for Christmas.  He's very excited to 
> look
>    at slides!
>    The microscope came with 3 slides:  Pine needle, onion peel, and 
> pumpkin
>    stem.
>    Problem is, he's bored with those slides and wants more.
>    I made him a few here in the surgical path dept. on the cryostat, but
> I'm
>    not directly in histology anymore, so I can't just cut a few extras and
>    stain them myself.
>    I don't know where to get more slides for him, short of paying 29.99
>    shipping and handling for only TEN slides from the place where I got 
> the
>    microscope to begin with.
>    Anyone have some extras they'd like to share?  He'd really like to see
> some
>    colors  and 'funky designs' as he likes to say.   We made a few from 
> his
>    spit and even one from his brother's boogers (lol) but he's getting
> tired of
>    the same old stuff & is acutally really interested in what the 'funky
>    colors' mean....
>    I'd be willing to pay postage.....
>    Thanks so much for any help!!
>    Amy
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