Explore Microscopy

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Not Required

Pricing & Registration
And whatever you do, in word or deed, do everything in the name of the Lord Jesus, giving thanks to God the Father through him. (Colossians 3:17, ESV)

This program focuses on the parts of the microscope, correct use of a microscope, and provides a glimpse into the wonder of microscopy. Every participant will receive first-hand knowledge of proper microscope operations while discovering the amazing complexity in God’s creation under the lens.

Open to students ages 11 to 18 years of age.

Explore Microscopy is a 3-hour program scheduled from 9:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.

The Explore Days program is on a four-year rotating schedule. Each Explore Day includes a minimum of three hands-on, interactive sessions. The yearly topics are provided in the schedule below.

Please keep in mind that some of our activities are contingent upon weather.

Availability is limited, so sign up today!

Pricing & Registration

  • $24.99/student (museum general admission is not required or included)
  • Includes all scheduled events and parking fee.

You can find answers to common questions on the Explore Days FAQ page.

Please contact us for more information or if you would like to schedule a private Explore day for your group.


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  Year 1
Session 1 Introduction to Microscopes
Session 2 Microscope Slide Preparation & Microtomes
Session 3 Student Microscopy Exploration