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Make a Microscope from your Cell Phone

Is there a cast-off cell phone in a drawer somewhere in your house? If so, you might be able to give it new life by turning it into a handheld microscope.

Make a Microscope from your Cell Phone

For inspiration, see Cellphone Microscope, part of a pair of Science-hack Your Phone posts for student science exploration.

For full DIY science project details, see Picture This: Building a Cell Phone Microscope.

Science, technology, engineering, and math doesn't always happen in a lab! See how you can innovate functional science tools that can then be put to use for on-the-go science exploration and investigation.




Beckman Coulter is a proud sponsor of Science Buddies and the Picture This project idea.

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