The leader in digital microscopy for the classroom since 2001.

The ProScope took analog microscopy into the digital age in 2001 and is in use in hundreds of thousands of classrooms worldwide. LEAD FREE, UVC Plug and Play technology, included software for capture of stills, video and time lapse plus 4 types of optional measurement and analysis software. Made in Oregon with the highest quality standards for safety and durability. Look below for free downloadable national standard curriculum and ask for a free in-classroom live video demo for teachers and their students.

ProScope Case Study:

Professor MacGregor Kniseley, Professor at Rhode Island College, conducted a case study with elementary teachers representing all grade levels, Kindergarten through Grade 5. After a three-hour training, participants piloted ProScopes in their classrooms. They provided suggestions for using ProScopes in elementary classrooms and feedback about the benefits, challenges, and impact of training and materials. View the case study report. You can contact Professor Kniseley at

Science CSI Lesson Plans:

  • Sock it to Me | Cold feet! Cold toes! How do you prevent them?Objective: Study the insulating properties of socks.
  • Case of the Bad Lunch | Is it the flu or worse?Objective: Track down the source of the mysterious illness
  • Solving the Liquid Trail | Something has spilled.Objective: Find out what it is and who did it.
  • Case of the Falling Gargoyles | Watch out below!Objective: Investigate why the gargoyles are falling.
  • The Great Garden Dilemma | What’s wrong with the dirt?Objective: Examine the physical characteristics of soil.
  • On the Surface | Space Crisis!Objective: Investigate the cause of the malfunctioning spacesuit.
  • Soda Sabotage | Not another soda stain!Objective: Investigate the effect of car color on heat.
  • Some Like it Hot | Styrofoam or paper?Objective: Closely examine the makeup of styrofoam and paper.
  • Spot the Fake | Real or fake pottery?Objective: Compare soil samples to spot the fake.
  • Water Magic | A wave of the wand and the water changes.Objective: Study the insulating properties of socks.
  • Sock It to Me | Cold feet! Cold toes! How do you prevent them?Objective: Determine what the possible liquid was and how the liquid made different colors appear.

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