A Tiny World
What happens when a Canadian artist gets a microscope and starts exploring? She creates an online portal to share that world with YOU!
A world in every drop!
There’s an invisible world that exists among us, full of curious creatures, and vivid colours. These little ecosystems exist in our ponds, in our trees, on our skin, and under our feet!
What microscope should you get to explore the tiny world at home? Here are some recommendations.
From the Blog…
Articles about the microscopic world, and my experiences in science.
Finding tiny creatures in the wintertime!
I know what you're thinking: there's not a whole lot of life out there in the cold landscapes when ponds are frozen and snow covers up most of the fun spots to explore in the forest. Thing is, there are still a few ways to keep exploring microscopic life in the...
You never forget your first time!
The first time I looked through a microscope in my adult years was on September 16th, 2019. I got myself an OMAX microscope and some prepared slides from Celestron. The first thing I looked at were these samples of blood, cardiac muscle, small intestine and a spinal...
The start of a new project!
Hello! I'm Julie Laurin and "A Tiny World" is a new passion project of mine! I picked up a microscope after reading Rob Dunn's "Never Home Alone". It had always been on my wish list and finally, higher-end microscopes are affordable now. I use an OMAX microscope and...