This Microscope Set is a must for any budding scientist or curious child! In this kid, your child receives a hand held microscope, tweezers, 3 microscope slides, 4 compound capsules, 1 microscope slide of grasshopper parts, 1 microscope slide of textile samples (nylon, cotton, silk, wool), and a bag to keep it all secure. This microscope requires 2 AA batteries which are not included. Microscope is 5 1/2" long, folded in half - it's a perfect size for small hands to hold. This is a great way to encourage a child to go out and explore the world! Made in China for Terra Kids of Haba in Germany.