The Newton Microscope™ from Scientific Explorer® is perfect for the aspiring scientist or a child curious about the world around him. It magnifies 150X, 450X, and 900X. Learn to make your own slides and study plants, food, dust, bugs, and lots more. It is fun and interesting to see what things are made of! Includes microscope, scalpel, spatula, stirring rod, tweezers, test tube with cap, petri dish, pipette, 2 specimen vials, 3 pre-prepared slides, 6 blank slides, 8 slide labels, 8 slide covers, slide storage case, and instruction manual. A great gift for kids ages 8 and up!