community-microscope

**Using simple materials, we’ve developed a microscope kit you can build yourself** - the result of many teams’ work coming together! (link to [Kickstarter](https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/publiclab/the-community-microscope-kit)) <iframe width="480" height="270" src="https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/publiclab/the-community-microscope-kit/widget/video.html" frameborder="0" scrolling="no"> </iframe> ### Introducing the Community Microscope Explore the invisible microscopic world around you with an affordable microscope kit you construct yourself! When you get a kit, please use the hashtags #communitymicroscope and #communityscience to post your unboxing and build photos -- and tag us with @PublicLab on Twitter, Facebook, and Instagram ### Assembly Instructions [Click here](https://publiclab.org/notes/bronwen/05-07-2018/microscope-webcam-conversion) for instructions to assemble the [Intro Kit](https://store.publiclab.org/collections/prototyping-kits/products/microscope?variant=8179759612011) [Click here](https://publiclab.org/notes/warren/10-24-2018/add-a-high-quality-webcam-to-your-community-microscope-kit) for instructions to assemble the [Plus Kit](https://store.publiclab.org/collections/microscopes/products/copy-of-community-microscope-intro-kit?variant=13912032837741) [Click here](https://publiclab.org/notes/bronwen/11-29-2018/assembling-the-raspberry-pi-microscope) for instructions to assemble the [Pi Kit](https://store.publiclab.org/collections/microscopes/products/community-microscope-pi-kit) **** ## Questions [questions:community-microscope] **** [![preview.png](/i/27269)](/i/27269) ## Assembly [notes:grid:activity:community-microscope-assembly] <a class="btn btn-primary" href="/post?tags=activity:community-microscope-assembly,community-microscope-assembly,seeks:replications&title=How%20to%20do%20X">Add an activity</a> or request an activity guide you don't see listed You can also find lasercut and 3d printing files for the kit here: https://github.com/publiclab/community-microscope **** ## Using your microscope [notes:grid:activity:community-microscope-usage] <a class="btn btn-primary" href="/post?tags=activity:community-microscope-usage,community-microscope-usage,seeks:replications&title=How%20to%20do%20X">Add an activity</a> or request an activity guide you don't see listed **** ## Challenges [questions:community-microscope-challenges] **** ## Prototyping Ongoing work on the design of the Community Microscope Kit can be found here: [notes:community-microscope-prototyping] ## Workshops [Use this link to view through your microscope](https://publiclab.github.io/infragram) [Flyers for the events](https://docs.google.com/presentation/d/1KdpxEoeIyKvU-MbM2hiU2NCXp4AImu3ZWNqX1Zkvovc/edit?usp=sharing) On **Thursday, February 14th**, [IMVEC](https://publiclab.org/profile/imvec) will de doing a 2 hour workshop to build microscopes in collaboration with the WETlab of Hangar in Barcelona. More [information here](https://publiclab.org/notes/imvec/12-02-2018/community-microscope-workshop-barcelona) ### Events [notes:grid:microscope-workshop] <br /> <br /> **** ### Media [![microscope-drawing-clip-lens.jpg](/i/28072?size=thumb)](/i/28072) [![20xfrac_snd17_copy_2.jpg](/i/28073?size=thumb)](/i/28073) [![1080.jpg](/i/28074?size=thumb)](/i/28074) [![20xfrac_snd17_copy_3.jpg](/i/28075?size=thumb)](/i/28075) [![final.png](/i/24981?size=thumb)](/i/24981) [![IMG_20180510_190544_862.jpg](/i/24979?size=thumb)](/i/24979) [![IMG_20180516_093247_808.jpg](/i/24980?size=thumb)](/i/24980) [![nice.jpg](/i/24967?size=thumb)](/i/24967) [![microscope-drawing.jpeg](/i/24970?size=thumb)](/i/24970) [![cards.jpg](/i/24971?size=thumb)](/i/24971) [![sketch.jpg](/i/24974?size=thumb)](/i/24974) [![tiny2.gif](/i/24972?size=thumb)](/i/24972) [![card.jpg](/i/24973?size=thumb)](/i/24973) [![three.jpg](/i/24975?size=thumb)](/i/24975) [![sketches-bw.jpg](/i/24976?size=thumb)](/i/24976) [![workspace-green.jpg](/i/24977?size=thumb)](/i/24977) [![flow3.gif](/i/24978?size=thumb)](/i/24978) **** Want to remix your own? Here's a link to a shared document where you can compose your own images for sharing: > https://docs.google.com/presentation/d/1sNET-Ifnu95n1X6SoYAAWH0B-9l5Md8bgH-2Dg4b7eQ/edit#slide=id.g37c06b9e15_2_15 Please use the hashtags #communitymicroscope and #communityscience -- and tag us with @PublicLab on Twitter, Facebook, and Instagram Also see this larger collection of images in Dropbox: https://www.dropbox.com/sh/gyznzckh53u0255/AAAY5iuo3LyWFUmELugGQNR0a?dl=0 Some Google Photos: https://photos.app.goo.gl/d1RxsTY8R5kF6d1J9

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