Beginning Microscope For Kids a great beginning microscope. The compound microscope provides high magnification for educational applications. The Beginning Microscope For Kids has a monocular viewing head with LED, mirror illumination and built-in color filter wheel. The forward-facing rotating turret provides 120x, 240x, 300x, 480x, 600x, and 1200x magnifications. The coaxial coarse focus has a rack-and-pinion focus mechanism on a durable and stain-resistant white metal frame. Beginning Microscope For Kids is portable in a hard-sided plastic ABS case with reusable blank slides and covers. It comes with a 52-piece accessory kit and an illustrated companion book. Uses 2 AA batteries.