Foldscope is the ultra-affordable paper microscope. It was designed to be portable and durable, while performing on par with conventional research microscopes (140X magnification and 2 micron resolution).
Science Week is offering an e-gift card to teachers in the New Orleans area to purchase their own Foldscope kit for the classroom.
Foldscope provides an inexpensive way for teachers to help students view the microscopic world of which they learn about.
Sample lesson plans from Science Week and Foldscope to help you implement Foldscope into your teaching curricula.
Image and video galleries with samples from Science Week and the Foldscope Community to inspire your own lesson plans.
Assembling and using the Foldscope for the first time can be challenging, but not to worry; there are plenty of tutorials to help you get started.
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