Updated November 05, 2018 by Daniel Imperiale

The 10 Best Microscopes For Kids

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We spent 26 hours on research, videography, and editing, to review the top choices for this wiki. Introducing children to the world of science from a young age is critical. It may even set them on a path toward success in one of the highly paid STEM fields. The microscopes for kids on our list are a fun and engaging way to get youngsters interested in experiments and observation, and we've included models suitable for everyone from preschoolers all the way up to high school students. When users buy our independently chosen editorial picks, we may earn commissions to support our work. Skip to the best microscope for kids on Amazon.

10. Educational Insights GeoSafari Jr. Talking

9. Educational Insights Nancy B's 5350

8. AmScope M30 Beginner

7. Thames And Kosmos Biology TK2 Scope

6. Gosky Beginner's Kit

5. National Geographic Dual LED Student

4. Omano Portable JuniorScope

3. AmScope SE306R-P-LED Forward-Mounted Binocular

2. My First Lab DuoScope MFL-06

1. Amscope M150C-SP14-CLS

Editor's Notes

October 23, 2018: A little suspicious that the Omano model shares its activity book with an AmScope model, but both companies most likely sourced the book from a third party. As a category, models seem to increase in price as they increase in target age group, with a smaller, but undeniable corresponding increase in quality.


Daniel Imperiale
Last updated on November 05, 2018 by Daniel Imperiale

Daniel Imperiale holds a bachelor’s degree in writing, and proudly fled his graduate program in poetry to pursue a quiet life at a remote Alaskan fishery. After returning to the contiguous states, he took up a position as an editor and photographer of the prestigious geek culture magazine “Unwinnable” before turning his attention to the field of health and wellness. In recent years, he has worked extensively in film and music production, making him something of a know-it-all when it comes to camera equipment, musical instruments, recording devices, and other audio-visual hardware. Daniel’s recent obsessions include horology (making him a pro when it comes to all things timekeeping) and Uranium mining and enrichment (which hasn’t proven useful just yet).


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