"An excellent introduction . . . including the different types, a physical description of its parts, how to focus, and keeping a journal for projects . . . . Needed materials are readily available . . . Numerous simple experiments are laid out . . . The attractive, well-designed format features colorful drawings and full-color microscopic photographs that are helpful in illustrating and explaining projects . . . . a welcome addition to any science section."--School Library Journal. 80 pages (all in color), 8 1/2 x 10.