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    3 Not allowed!
    I came across this Instructables page a few weeks ago that had instructions on building your own microscope using various materials such as plywood, plexiglass, the lenses from laser pointers, and a smartphone. My dad and I spent most of last night building it (the magnification wasn't as high as we thought it would be, but that's the only downside. It's still a cool idea). Here is what we got:

    Cat's whisker magnified-

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    Various leaves magnified-

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    Here are pictures of my setup, and the links to the instructable if anyone's interested.

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    Continued in next post :)

    http://www.instructables.com/id/10-S...pe-conversion/

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    that it is pretty cool. good work on it
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    Thank you! Thought it was a neat idea :)

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    Very cool.

    I made one once as a kid...don't quite remember how...but it used a drop of water...

    Yours is much more sophisticated!
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    Nice to know I'm not the only one! Lol. That's awesome, but thank you :)

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