You’ll need the following items to complete this lab session. (The standard kit for this book, available from http://www.thehomescientist.com, includes the items listed in the first group.)
Clove oil (optional)
Microscope (40X, 100X, and 400X)
Nail polish (colorless)
Nail polish remover (or acetone)
Specimens: animal hair
Although none of the activities in this lab session present any significant risks, as a matter of good practice, you should always wear splash goggles, gloves, and protective clothing when working in the lab, if only to avoid contaminating ...