Posted: 30 September

Our home counties territory manager, Gillian Jurdon, recently hosted a microscope challenge for entrants to submit images of something interesting under a microscope. The top prize for the winning entry was a BMS037 microscope and a £25 SciChem voucher, with runners up receiving a microslide viewer or a £10 voucher.

The judges have selected their winner and runners up, and their submissions are below!

Winner: The Oratory School, Woodcote

Microscope image of a bee sting

Bee sting by the science club at The Oratory School, Woodcote.

Runner-Up: Altwood Church of England School, Maidenhead

Microscope image of a Wood Wasp's egg inside its ovipositor

Wood Wasp’s egg inside its ovipositor by Altwood Church of England School.

Runner-Up: Cambourne Village College

Microscope image of coloured tissue

Coloured tissue by the science club at Cambourne Village College.

Runner-Up: Westbourne Academy

Microscope image of thermochromic paper

Thermochromic paper by Westbourne Academy.

Special Mention: Waterbeach Community Primary School

Painting of an onion cell

Painting of an onion cell by Edward, a year 6 student at Waterbeach Community Primary School who has Autistic Spectrum Disorder.

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