A microscope is an optical instrument that can be used for magnification. It's often made up of multiple parts, including:
- optics (lens, focus, calibration)
- a camera
- a lighting system
- a moving stage to hold slides
Community Microscope Kit
We’ve developed a microscope kit you can build yourself - the result of many teams’ work coming together!
Read more about the Community Microscope
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