HELP!!!!! for a 14 year old with lots of interest

Achim Recktenwald achimr at
Tue Dec 15 20:17:54 EST 1998

She could also try a couple of webpages:


Eric Bruntjen wrote in message <01be2883$b8a991a0$6f6f6f6f at keva>...
>The best place to look is your local university. Nearly every department
>has a free book bin with stacks of outdated manuals. Just reach in and grab
>an armful. If you can't find the bin ask the secretary, there are always
>unused books lying around even if they don't have a bin for them.
>An even better source is the Society for Amateur Scientists. This is a
>fantasic organization that puts together protocols that people can do in
>their own kitchens (My father, mystified by what I do for a living was able
>to extract his own DNA using one of their protocols). Visit them at
> or call them at (619) 239-8807
>Also visit
>Also, you can buy the little prodigy a subscription to Scientific American.
>This magazine has protocols from the Society in the back every issue.
>Jerome <stevegim at> wrote in article
><36744c4c.12583589 at>...
>> Hello,
>> I hope you folks can help me.  The daughter of a co-worker of
>> mine has a great interest in Microbiology(730 on the NY  achievement
>> tests or something, if that means anything).   I've gotten her an old
>> B&L Dynazoom(had it reconditioned) and I'd like to encourage the
>> interest.  Can anyone tell me where I can get some basic books (I'd
>> prefer some college level lab manuals with experiments she can do at
>> home) and some recommendations as to scientific product houses on line
>> so I can get the stuff she needs for the experiments in the manuals.
>> Also, I only got her the microscope and light source...can any of you
>> recommend what else I can pick up, that she might need?
>> Thanx,
>> Steve

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