Science and Photography Through the Microscope

A web site devoted to microscopy science education

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Dennis Kunkel Microscopy, Inc. presents the Microscopy and Science Education Web Site. Dennis Kunkel Ph.D. is an award-winning photomicrographer (one who takes science images through a microscope) whose images appear worldwide in print, film, and electronic media. Click the links below to enter the exciting microscopic world.

The microscopy Image Library of science photographs shows a diversity of science images taken with light microscopes (LM) and electron microscopes (transmission electron microscope - TEM; scanning electron microscope - SEM). Search the image library for microscopy images from the following categories: Algae, Arachnids, Bacteria, Crystals, Fungi & Slime Molds, Insects, Invertebrates, Medical, Miscellaneous, Plants, Protozoa, Vertebrates, and Viruses. Use a Virtual SEM to find out what it is like to load and zoom-in on specimens at increasing magnifications with a scanning electron microscope. Find out why the Most Wanted Bugs are on our list. Visit the Products - Microscopic World educational poster (science poster) and venture into one of Earth's most fascinating frontiers with 50 close-up science pictures. View the Products - Books to see Dennis Kunkel's collaborations on several award-winning science books for children, written to encourage early childhood education on microscopic life, form and function. The children's book, "Hidden Worlds - Looking Through a Scientist's Microscope," takes you behind the scenes of Dennis Kunkel's work and explains how he captures his remarkable scientific micrographs. The children's book, "Mosquito Bite," tells a tale of children encountering a mosquito while playing. Follow the life story of a mosquito with larger-than-life electron microscope images.


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