Classroom Activity

Building a Microscope
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Audience: Educators
Grades: 9-12


Students build microscopes by using mailing tubes and convex lenses. Instructions for building a file folder microscope are included.

Building a Microscope  [147KB PDF file]

This activity is part of the Optics Educator Guide.