In this activity, students make a simple microscope with everyday materials.

By the end of this activity, students should be able to:

  • make and use a simple microscope
  • explain how tools can be used to observe the world.

Download the Word file (see link below) for:

  • introduction/background notes
  • what you need
  • what to do
  • discussion questions
  • extension ideas.


    Published 13 December 2016