microscope
microscope


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bhamster "Just adding here for reference if anyone is making their own microscope stage, here's a post about stage designs: https://publiclab.org/questions/m..." | Read more » 8 days ago
bhamster "Thanks @Ag8n! I ended up using a lens from an old laser pointer after discovering that the CD/DVD drive lens was really small (only a couple millim..." | Read more » 2 months ago
Ag8n "Very impressive! Which plastic lens did you use? The one from the computer drive or the one from a laser pointer? Thank you!! " | Read more » 2 months ago
bhamster "I did this! Here's a photo of my microscope in action (without the smartphone, because I needed it to take the photo...). The tiny yellow-ish spec..." | Read more » 2 months ago
Ag8n "Interesting. We would do some of the individual tests, for example oil and grease. These were only done for a short period of time ( a year or tw..." | Read more » 2 months ago
alejobonifacio "wow! I saw the video! It is very interesting how she uses transparent plastic as a slide and coverslip. " | Read more » 2 months ago
Ag8n "Found another good example. It's from six years ago on the PBS series "Gross science". The title on youtube is "See microbes with this DIY phone ..." | Read more » 3 months ago
liz "@bronwen Check this out! " | Read more » 3 months ago
Ag8n "Very helpful video on the lens removal. Thank you. " | Read more » 3 months ago
Ag8n "Yes, that did it! Thank you very much. Only did a quick once over of the diagrams. It looks like they take the focusing lenses out of a CD drive ..." | Read more » 3 months ago
alejobonifacio "Thanks for let me know. Please try with this link... https://www.researchgate.net/publication/343539752_Micro-Hoek_Manual_de_Construccion " | Read more » 3 months ago
Ag8n "Having trouble with the "digital manual of construction in spanish". For whatever reason, the link doesn't work here. Could you please post the i..." | Read more » 3 months ago
TomZ "I finally joined Public Lab! I've been adding youtube videos on building an inexpensive (<$20) lensless holographic microscope (<4um resoluti..." | Read more » 4 months ago
rebeccaMw "Hi @Porternick This sounds like an exciting initiative in your classroom. The microscope kits provide a unique opportunity to build upon multiple ..." | Read more » 11 months ago
porternick "@bhamster The kids also loved running outside and grabbing leaves and other debris they found in the backyard. I'm drumming up some ideas for ways..." | Read more » 11 months ago
porternick "@liz This was our fist time using the community microscope. We gifted a different microscope to our oldest child when she turned 5, but it was very..." | Read more » 11 months ago
liz "Thank you so much! I've added the link above as per your great catch! Great to meet you. What are you working on? " | Read more » 11 months ago
porternick "@bhamster Mostly prepared slides from a kids microscope kit. " | Read more » 11 months ago
bhamster "Love this picture, thanks for sharing! What did you look at under the microscope? " | Read more » 11 months ago
porternick "My preschooler, 1st grader and I built the Intro Kit over the weekend. We had a blast! They loved using the wing nuts to focus the microscope and t..." | Read more » 11 months ago
porternick "Step 2 includes a parenthetical referencing webcam conversion instructions--but there is no actual link. I think this is the page with the needed i..." | Read more » 11 months ago
georgegleed1 "Hi, this looks like a great project and I'd love to try it out. The 3D file links appear to be dead and produce a database error. Any chance anyone..." | Read more » about 1 year ago
fongvania "I did this! " | Read more » about 1 year ago
eureka_chen "Getting someone else to cut the material on behalf of the laser is not costly if it is only once or twice. But once the number of times, then it is..." | Read more » about 1 year ago