|Northamptonshire Natural History Society|
Tuesday, 1st September FREE INTRODUCTORY COURSE ON BASIC MICROSCOPY Session 1: Choosing & Purchasing your first microscope; How to set up and get the best from your microscope; Making temporary slides for viewing specimens. Tuesday, 6th October FREE INTRODUCTORY COURSE ON BASIC MICROSCOPY Session 2: Enhance that image by using different lighting techniques with your microscope. Tuesday, 3rd November
FREE INTRODUCTORY COURSE ON BASIC MICROSCOPYSession 3 : Mounting specimens for the microscope, including temporary mounts, dry mounts, acetate peels, simple staining techniques, mounting media, etc.
Tuesday, 1st December
FREE INTRODUCTORY COURSE ON BASIC MICROSCOPY.Session 4 : Photography through the Microscope; General principles explained, including some simple set-ups for use with digital cameras.
2010 Tuesday, 5th January BRING, SHOW & TELL EVENING - members opportunity to bring along an unusual or interesting piece of equipment or specimen for everyone to see and comment on. Tuesday, 2nd February VICTORIAN MICROSCOPE SLIDE EVENING – rare and previously unseen slides from the society’s archives will be on display and viewed using a micro-projector. Tuesday, 2nd March FERNS – an illustrated talk by Seán Karley (joint meeting with Botany Section TBC) Tuesday, 6th April MEMBERS’ PHOTOGRAPHIC EVENING – an opportunity to show off your latest pictures (ALL sections welcome!) Tuesday, 4th May GUEST SPEAKER – to be arranged Tuesday, 1st June “SUMMER SUNSHINE!” – an illustrated account of two hours observation of a bush in flower by John & Patricia Smeathers. Sunday, 27th June ANNUAL MICROSCOPY EXHIBITION. Sales, demonstrations and lectures. Contact Cyril Sampson on email@example.com for further details and a booking form. 10.00am start. Tuesday, 6th July OPEN AIR MEETING AT DUSTON by invitation only. Hosted by John & Patricia Smeathers. Starting at 7.00pm. Tuesday, 3rd August MEMBERS INTERESTS including laboratory session and general gossip meeting. A chance to ask questions on equipment and techniques.
Microscopy Download Programme