Nurture your child's interest in science with this Educational Insights microscope. A set of 48 pieces, the kids' microscope includes everything that you need to make specimen slides. The slides included are made from plastic, so there is a minimal chance of breakage. Ideal for budding scientists, this Educational Insights microscope requires two batteries for operation. This battery-powered microscope comes with 50x, 100x, 150x, 300x, and 600x magnifications to offer unsurpassed optical performance. Its capability to magnify anything from cells to crystals makes it a terrific choice for scientists of any age. The built-in light enables you to examine microscopic objects even in the dark. Using the rack and pinion mechanism, this microscope set for kids ensures accurate focusing.