This set includes 2 vertebrate specimens, a fish and a newt and 4 invertebrate specimens representing the cnidaria, echinoderms, annelids and molluscs groups. These specimen slides provide an opportunity to introduce children to the classification of the Animal Kingdom and the challenge of mastering big words. The Teacher’s Guide includes classification and activities to extend children’s curiosity. The Mini Beast specimens when illuminated look amazing. The LED Slide Viewer adds another dimension to the Mini Beast Specimens. Lights on the sides and bottom of the viewer illuminate the specimen slides in a way children will find amazing. Powered by an alkaline button battery secured by a screw, the Slide Viewer offers over 800 hours of viewing time.