For: Out-of-School Time, Parents, School Administrators, Students, Teachers

Resource Type(s): Publication

Grade Band: High School, Higher Education, Middle School

Subject(s): Science, Technology

Combine your iPhone or tablet with a 3D-printed clip and glass sphere to create an inexpensive, yet powerful, microscope. The microscope slips over the camera lens of the cell phone and is no thicker than a phone case. It’s designed to fit most cell phone brands, including iPhone 4 and 5, Galaxy S3 and S4 phones and iPads. The material cost, not including the printer, is under $1.

Below are links to the 3D printer files:

Learn more about it here.

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