Student Microscopes

Students can easily learn to use our classroom microscopes to examine samples in science class. Our student microscopes are compound light microscopes that offer all the features that students need in the classroom. Some of the most exciting features of our student microscopes include rechargeable illumination, robust build quality, easy-to-use adjustments, and more.

Most of our student microscopes are monocular microscopes. These monocular microscopes are one kind of compound light microscope. All compound light microscopes have at least two convex lenses, which enable students to study specimens in a two-dimensional view. Monocular microscopes only have one eyepiece, which makes them unique in appearance and function compared to traditional microscopes. The specimen is illuminated by transmitted light. Typical light sources found in monocular microscopes range from halogen, tungsten, or LED illumination to ambient light accompanied by a mirror and a fork.

Our best-selling compound light microscopes for students are from the brands you know and trust, like OPTIKA, LABOMED, Meiji Techno, and ACCU-SCOPE:

  • OPTIKA B-153 Monocular Brightfield Microscope: Designed to fulfill all the requirements of educational laboratories, this classroom microscope allows a pleasant and practical introduction to the world of microscopy.
  • Labomed CxL Monocular Microscope, 4x, 10x, 40x Objectives, Halogen Illumination. Features high-quality optical and mechanical components that offer reliable functionality for years of use— These student microscopes are recommended for high school and university use, offering outstanding value with features found in microscopes that cost hundreds more.
  • Meiji MT-10 Monocular LED Educational Microscope 4x, 10x & 40 x, Rechargeable: Offers beginning Life Science students clear visibility with superb optic quality and crisp, cool, and clear LED illumination. Educators benefit from a compact, easy-to-store maintenance-free classroom microscope.
  • ACCU-SCOPE 3080 Monocular Microscope: Focuses on the high performance and durable value required by today’s educators. Designed to withstand years of heavy classroom use and made as student-proof as possible, the ACCU-SCOPE 3080 monocular microscope offers many professional features at an affordable price.

When you are looking for student microscopes for sale, you can get your questions answered, and find the best classroom microscopes. We want to make sure that you have what you need for the students in your classroom. If you are still unsure about which of our student microscopes would best suit your needs, please feel free to contact our 24/7 customer service department.

Student Microscope FAQs

Here are some common questions related to classroom microscopes:

What are the top-selling brands of student microscopes for sale?

At New York Microscope Company, we offer many popular brands of classroom microscopes for sale. These top-selling student microscopes include ACCU-SCOPE, LABOMED, OPTIKA, Euromex, Meiji Techno, Steindorff, and more. These brands are trusted in the industry and have options that support classroom learning and teaching for science classes and labs.

What are the types of microscopes classrooms use?

Our student microscopes are available with different viewing heads, such as monocular, binocular, and trinocular heads, for different classroom activities and lesson plans. At New York Microscope Company, we also offer cordless classroom microscopes that are easy to transport and store when the microscopes are not in use.

What ages are appropriate for student microscopes?

We offer a selection of classroom microscopes that range in functionality and price. Depending on the age of the student, you can choose the best microscope for their age and level of learning. Our student microscopes are perfect for all ages ranging from kindergarten, middle school, and high school students to higher education level students at universities and graduate programs using our classroom microscopes in lab settings.

What are typical student microscope prices?

At New York Microscope Company, we carry microscopes ranging from under $100 for lower-level grades and up to over $1,000 for higher-level learning. Depending on what functionality and quality you need for your classroom, microscopes are available from different brands with different functions and uses.

What are the uses of classroom microscopes?

Our student microscopes are used for a variety of applications in both elementary science classes and labs, where they learn how to inspect specimens and view cells under the microscope lens. In high school biology labs, students use these classroom microscopes to learn how to dissect specimens.

Custom Quotations for Student Microscopes

When you are in the market to buy a student microscope, let our experts create a custom quote just for you with our best pricing and terms. Simply tell us your requirements for the classroom microscope, and we'll do the rest.

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