Explore Scientific Smart Microscope Slides

Microscopes and Microscope Accessories from Explore Scientific

Explore Scientific's Smart Microscope Slides are microscope slides that incorporate a QR code for easy reference to look up details of what is examined through the microscope:

Explore Scientific Smart Microscope Slide: Stoma

1. Explore Scientific Smart Microscope Slide: Stoma

 Stomata are microscopic pores that facilitate gas exchange...

Explore Scientific Smart Microscope Slide: Onion Bulb Epidermis

2. Explore Scientific Smart Microscope Slide: Onion Bulb Epidermis

Onion bulb skin is often used to teach morphology...

Explore Scientific Smart Microscope Slide: Hydrilla

3. Explore Scientific Smart Microscope Slide: Hydrilla

Hydrilla is a water plant that can be found...

Explore Scientific Smart Microscope Slide: Silver Berry Scaly Hair

4. Explore Scientific Smart Microscope Slide: Silver Berry Scaly Hair

Perhaps due to their beautiful structure, Silverberry...

Explore Scientific Smart Microscope Slide: Dandelion Fluff B

5. Explore Scientific Smart Microscope Slide: Dandelion Fluff B

Dandelion seed has amazing structural properties that allow the seed to travel through the air..

Explore Scientific Smart Microscope Slide: Cotton Stem

6. Explore Scientific Smart Microscope Slide: Cotton Stem

Fascinating cotton stem cells require observations with a microscope at 40X or higher...

Explore Scientific Smart Microscope Slide: Petal

7. Explore Scientific Smart Microscope Slide: Petal

Petals attract or repel pollinators (e.g. bees and birds), and they protect some parts of the flower...

Explore Scientific Smart Microscope Slide: Dragonfly Wing

8. Explore Scientific Smart Microscope Slide: Dragonfly Wing

A recent discovery about the nature of the structure of the Dragonfly's wing reveals showing nanostructures that destroy bacteria...

Explore Scientific Smart Microscope Slide: Honeybee Wing

9. Explore Scientific Smart Microscope Slide: Honeybee Wing

Under the microscope it appears that the bee's wings are rigid, and this perception kept us from understanding how they fly...

Explore Scientific Smart Microscope Slide: Rabbit Hair

10. Explore Scientific Smart Microscope Slide: Rabbit Hair

With a microscope you can see the distinct structure of the hair which consists of composed of a protein...

Explore Scientific Smart Microscope Slide: Silk Natural Fiber

11. Explore Scientific Smart Microscope Slide: Silk Natural Fiber

Triangular in shape, silk strands have a natural shiny surface. The fiber is a natural protein...

Explore Scientific Smart Microscope Slide: Goldfish Scale

12. Explore Scientific Smart Microscope Slide: Goldfish Scale

Goldfish are a favorite ornamental fish and can live for over 40 years. But telling how old is difficult to do except with a microscope...

Explore Scientific Smart Microscope Slide: Peacock Feather (no longer available)

*13. Explore Scientific Smart Microscope Slide: Peacock Feather

Feathers of birds are beautiful to look at but also have an incredible microstructure...

Explore Scientific Smart Microscope Slide: Fern

13. Explore Scientific Smart Microscope Slide: Fern

Sporangia of fern plants are found on the underside of their leaves, and they contain and eventually disperse the reproductive spores of ferns...

Explore Scientific Smart Microscope Slide: Fowl Feather

14. Explore Scientific Smart Microscope Slide: Fowl Feather

Protein beta-keratin is the substance of all feathers and all have a branching structure, but the variety of shapes and colors are...

 

Explore Scientific Smart Microscope Slide: Frog Blood Smear (no longer available)

*15. Explore Scientific Smart Microscope Slide: Frog Blood Smear

Born in water, the skin of a frog is permeable, and near the surface of the skin are blood vessels that can diffuse oxygen directly into the blood...

Explore Scientific Smart Microscope Slide: Bamboo Stem

15. Explore Scientific Smart Microscope Slide: Bamboo Stem

This stained microscope slide easily reveals why bamboo is so strong- with the internal ultrastructure, including secondary walls, the pectin bonding agent...

Explore Scientific Smart Microscope Slide: Fowl Blood Smear (no longer available)

*16. Explore Scientific Smart Microscope Slide: Fowl Blood Smear 

Bird blood macrophages seem to do a better job in attacking and destroying otherwise very dangerous and sometimes fatal infections...

Explore Scientific Smart Slide: Pine Pollen

16. Explore Scientific Smart Slide: Pine Pollen

The mature pollen grain has a double wall, and the vegetative and generative cells are surrounded by a thin delicate wall of cellulose...

Explore Scientific Smart Microscope Slide: Fish Blood Smear

*17. Explore Scientific Smart Microscope Slide: Fish Blood Smear

By studying the red blood count (RBCs) of the bood, scientists can observe the immunity processes...

Explore Scientific Smart Microscope Slide: Pine Leaf

17. Explore Scientific Smart Microscope Slide: Pine Leaf

Pine leafs under the microscope reveal a complex structure that is essential to the pine tree...

Explore Scientific Smart Microscope Slide: Human Blood Smear

*18. Explore Scientific Smart Microscope Slide: Human Blood Smear

Not only does human blood feed tissues, it also protects them from disease, and removes waste...

 

18. Explore Scientific Smart Microscope Slide: Synthetic Wool

Under the microscope, the wool fiber looks like a long cylinder with scales on it...

Explore Scientific Smart Microscope Slide: Housefly Leg

19. Explore Scientific Smart Microscope Slide: Housefly Leg

The common housefly has amazing tips on the ends of its legs that can allow it to hold on to even apparently very smooth surfaces even upside down...

Explore Scientific Smart Microscope Slide: Locust Wing

20. Explore Scientific Smart Microscope Slide: Locust Wing

The powerful wings of locusts contain no muscles. When they fly, their wings cycle through a changing movement...

21. Explore Scientific Smart Microscope Slide: Dicotyledon

Dicotyledons (sometimes called Dicots), are one of the two groups into which all the flowering plants or angiosperms were formerly divided...