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Lessons Using Tabletop Microscopes at the China Science and Technology Museum, Beijing

Beijing, China
2019/2

In February 2019, Hitachi High-Tech Diagnostics (Shanghai) Co., Ltd.'s Beijing branch and Hitachi High-Tech Shanghai held tabletop-microscopy classes at the China Science and Technology Museum in Beijing for 20 junior-high-school second graders.

The China Science and Technology Museum in Beijing is the only national-level comprehensive science and technology museum in China, and a place where visitors can enjoy science through a variety of experiences. The museum offers a wide range of experiences, from the microscopic world of cells to animals, computers, environmental issues and space development. Learning courses are offered free of charge on a variety of subjects.

China Science and Technology Museum, Beijing
China Science and Technology Museum, Beijing

In the class, students prepared observation samples and got to try operating a tabletop microscope. Everyone was very interested and participated in the lesson enthusiastically. We were also able to stimulate the children's interest in nature by teaching them about biomimetics.

Students preparing samples
Students preparing samples

Explaining the structure of an electron microscope
Explaining the structure of an electron microscope