World of Wonder Microscope at ASTRA 2016

 C&A Scientific to showcase award-winning World of Wonder Microscope at ASTRA’s 2016 Marketplace and Academy

Specialty toy retailers across the nation will get a hands-on look at the children’s World of Wonder Scope from My First Lab®. 

Manassas, VA (March 31, 2016) — C & A Scientific, designer and manufacturer of award-winning My First Lab® educational microscopes and science products for children, has announced it will be showcasing the anticipated World of Wonder Scope at ASTRA’s 2016 Marketplace and Academy in Denver, CO. Hundreds of specialty toy retailers from across the nation will be in attendance at the conference and tradeshow, which runs June 5-8 at Colorado Convention Center.  C&A Scientific will be located at booth #1721.

“This is going to be a great event,” says Matt Swain, Director of Marketing for C&A Scientific.  “Attendees will get an interactive, hands-on experience at our booth with the opportunity to check out our highly anticipated World of Wonder Microscope.  This microscope is perfect – It has a first-ever top and bottom LED light for exploring insects, rocks, coins, prepared slides, and other specimens with amazing clarity!  It’s light-weight, making it easy to use in any learning environment.  Being able to align this product with STEM learning (Science Technology Engineering and Math) will help children grow the skills they need for the future.  The scope was also recently awarded ‘Product of the Year’ by Creative Child Magazine  We are looking forward to a great event.” 

In addition to Microscopes from My First Lab®, C&A Scientific will be showcasing other science products, including additional microscopes, prepared slides, experiment kits, and more.  “Attendees who visit the booth will receive exclusive ASTRA discounts, the opportunity to win gift cards through one of our games, and register to win in our daily drawing for a free microscope from My First Lab,” adds Swain.

For more information on My First Lab®, call 800-681-6886 or visit

About C & A Scientific and My First Lab®: 

Recipient of the Creative Child Awards Seal of Excellence, My First Lab™ focuses on the discovery and learning experience every step of the way.  In fact, we have the best-selling children’s microscope on Amazon!  From Microscopes, prepared slides, experiment kits, and real animal skeletons, we put high-quality educational products into the hands of young scientists.  By supporting STEM (Science, Technology, Education, and Math) based learning, My First Lab®, empowers children to develop the skills they need today to help them become well-equipped leaders of tomorrow.

My First Lab® is designed and manufactured by C & A Scientific.  For more information, visit

Media Contact:

Matthew Swain

Director of Marketing

C & A Scientific | 540.336.3981