5 Sassy-Sci tips for viewing rocks under a microscope in your home

Looking at rocks under a microscope can be a bit of a challenge. Normally, a geologist will cut a thin sliver of a rock and glue it to a slide to view under an electron microscope. But, I am betting that none of us have an electron microscope just sitting around - even Uncle Cecil has to head over to the local university to use theirs when he needs one! Plus, the last time the Prez tried to … [Read more...]

Palm-sized Microscope Review

Hey, folks – Tracey here! Here at Sassafras Science headquarters Blaine and I get to “try out” lots of science equipment to see if it will work for you all. Sometimes it does, sometimes . . . well, let’s just say that it ends up in one of the upstairs rooms at Uncle Cecil’s house. (Read volume two and you’ll understand what I mean.) Anywho, today I want to share something with you all that … [Read more...]