These digital microscopes are powered by the USB port of your computer or laptop and allows you to view close ups of objects with up to 150x magnification. Record your images with its 1.3 mega pixel camera and even record video as well. Perfect for teachers and children in a variety of curriculum areas. Built in LED's provide illumination. Comes complete with a metal stand to hold the microscope steady.
You can buy a Celestron Microscope for as little as £39. The TTS Easi-scope is £29.
We have used the microscopes in science recently when looking at different soils.
The images were projected onto the classroom interactive whiteboard.