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Dissecting Microscope

Dissecting Microscope
Once a variety of insects are collected, Dr. Schuh heads back to the lab to look at them up close. When using a dissecting microscope, the light shines down through the insect. The microscope has two lenses, like binoculars, which allows Dr. Schuh to look at his specimen in 3-D.

Photo American Museum of Natural History

   
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