The Paper Microscope
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).
Foldscope -- Microscopy for everyone!
A fantastic STEM hands-on activity
Wing scales under foldscope
The wonder of microscopic world
The Foldscope has a magnification of 140X and 2 micron resolution. With those capabilities, the many wonders of the microscopic world are at your fingertips! You can view very tiny things like bacteria, blood cells, and single-celled organisms. As well as larger things like a insects, fabrics, organic tissues, and more!