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Student Microscopes

All homeschoolers can choose from
dozens of excellent student microscopes.
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MFL-007 My First Lab™ Whodunnit? Detective Spy Scope


Study evidence like a forensic scientist with both black and white light!
10X Eyepiece
4X, 10X, 40X Objectives
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MFL-26 My First Lab™ Mega Duo-Scope

10X eyepiece 4X, 10X, 40X Objectives
40X, 100X & 400X Magnification
Expands most popular microscope because has added accessories.
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MFL-06 My First Lab Duo-Scope Microscope


View both slides and 3D objects.
10X Eyepiece
4X, 10X, 40X Objectives



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MFL-05 My First Lab™ Ultimate Microscope

3-Achromatic Objective Lenses
4X, 10X & 40X Power
Recommended for Middle School to High School by Manufacturer
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Model MFL-02 My First Lab™ Microscope



10X WF Eyepiece
4X, 10X 40X Lens
40X to 400 X Magnification
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Model MFL-85 My First Lab™ Ultimate Digital Microscope

10X Widefield Eyepiece w Pointer
3 Achromatic Objective Lenses: 4X 10X, 40 X Power
40X to 400X Magnfication

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MINI-C2 Smartphone Inspector

Turn your phone into a microscope!
60X Magnification

 



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Prepared Slides Sets

Professionally Stained Mounted
Individually Labeled Kits

 

 

 

  • What you'll be able to see through a student microscope depends on the magnification the microscope permits. Compound microscopes are commonly used in science labs and can often magnify objects more than 1000 times! This will allow you to see cells and small microscopic organisms - amoebae, dinoflagellates, plankton, and many others. Studying the behaviors of any one of these organisms can be a fascinating science project.
  • Another important aspect of student microscopes is their lighting. Some student lab microscopes use tungsten lighting - but a lot of more recent ones have begun to use LED lighting instead. Which kind of lighting provides better opportunities for observation? Exploring this question can lead to a fruitful science fair project. You can get one of each kind of microscope - or you can examine multiple microscopes of each kind at your local public school - and examine the same slides under them. Which kind of microscope enables you to observe more details? What are the strenghts and weaknesses of each kind?
  • Since a microscope is one of the most vital student instruments in a lab setting, it is important to figure out what factors determine microscope quality. The best student microscope is the kind that can focus quickly and accurately on the object you are observing. Fine and coarse focus settings are both crucial, as is an adequate degree of lighting. The more magnification your microscope can perform, the darker the object being observed will appear. So a powerful light source is essential - especially for high-magnification microscopes. A great science project can focus on the relationship between microscope magnification and the level of light that is cast on the object.