A microscope is an optical instrument that can be used for magnification. It's often paired with:
- optics (focus + calibration)
- a camera
- a lighting system
- a moving stage
Not all are necessary to view something microscopic!
Below are some examples of microscope projects that are available. Please edit and add.
See and edit the full spreadsheet here
Questions can be either frequently asked questions, or "next step" challenges we're looking to solve.
Activities show how to use this project, step by step.
Activities should include a materials list, costs and a step-by-step guide to construction with photos. Learn what makes a good activity here.