Find the best microscope for your curriculum

With the right microscope, you can give your students a glimpse into the unseen world around them. Scroll down to shop by type, see the most popular microscopes for schools, and get helpful buying tips and resources.


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Buying guide: Selecting the right microscope

Whether you want to examine cells, inspect dissection specimens, or study forensic evidence, this guide will help you find the perfect microscope.

Which microscope fits your needs best?

Not sure how to choose a microscope? Learn about the different types of microscopes, the parts of a microscope, and how to choose magnification strength.

Free lesson plan: Cheek cell slides

In this lesson, students will practice preparing a slide, examining cell structure under a microscope, and more. Plus, it includes SEL-focused discussion questions!

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