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Exploring Creation with Biology Microscope and Slide Set

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Original price $390.00
Original price $390.00 - Original price $390.00
Original price $390.00
Current price $355.00
$355.00 - $355.00
Current price $355.00

This is the lab set intended for use with the Apologia Exploring Creation with Biology course. It includes the Model #131CLED microscope, Item #61130, and the Lab with Prepared Slides, Item # 40026.


Includes the National Optical cordless 131 Microscope. 

The microscope that sets the standard for high school instruction, now with the freedom of rechargeable batteries. Includes all the most commonly specified features, like rugged metal construction and locked-on parts. Superior DIN optical system and precision mechanical components assure parfocalled and parcentered optical alignment for sharp, unsurpassed viewing. Utilizes rechargeable batteries for bright, cool illumination from long-life LED bulbs.


  • Widefield 10x eyepiece with revolving pointer. Accepts optional #965-160 eyepiece reticle.
  • 45° inclined viewing head rotates 360° for easy repositioning of the eyepiece and sharing by more than one student.
  • DIN 4x, 10x, and 40xR, objectives are achromatic, parfocalled, parcentered, and color-coded.
  • The 3-hole nosepiece is ball-bearing mounted for more precise alignment and has positive click stops.


  • LED light rated up to 50,000 hours of life, with illumination equal to a 20-watt tungsten bulb.
  • It is equipped with 3 AA rechargeable NiMH batteries and an auto-cutoff charger with an LED charge indicator.
  • A single 8-hour charge allows up to 50 hours of use.
  • Variable on/off light control


  • Rack & pinion coarse focus with tension adjustment, slip clutch and separate fine focus.
  • Stage moves up or down, eyepiece and body remain fixed.
  • Slip clutch prevents damage to the focusing system.
  • Tension adjustment eliminates stage drift.
  • Safety rack stop prevents damage to slides and objective lenses.


  • Large 110mm x 210 mm stage, with locked-on, spring-mounted stage clips, drilled and tapped to accept optional mechanical stage.
  • Built-in 0.65 condenser lens


  • Rugged cast metal, gray enamel finish.
  • Height 360mm (14-1/8 in.) Net wt. 3.1 kgs (6.8 lbs)


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This kit is designed to go with Apologia's Biology curriculum.

Biology 3rd Edition Textbook Only


SKU 40030