Microscope attachment for mobile devices inspires field investigation
Pros: Accessories such as sampling stickers and the light stage make handheld microscopy easy.
Cons: Higher quality and more expensive than most cellphone microscopes; consumable stickers need to be replaced each year.
Bottom Line: The use of stickers instead of slides helps students examine their world at the microscopic level with safety and convenience.
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