MAKING A HOME-MADE MICROSCOPE

Plans adapted from "Under the Microscope" by Curry, Grayson and Hosey

Purpose:

A good microscope is a wonderful way to introduce a child to the wonders of the natural world. But good microscopes tend to be expensive, costing many hundreds of dollars. By eliminating the fancy focusing equipment and housing, and spending most of your money for good lenses, a homemade microscope of good quality can be made for under $100.00.

Microscope construction:

Here are some pictures of the finished microscope.






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