Use the SmartMicroScope 5M and SmartMicroScope Elementary Investigation Book to explore microscopic views of Rocks, Water, Soil, Insects, Plants, Clothing and other materials.  Student handout pages included along with guided instructions.

Easy enough for preschoolers to use, but powerful enough for advanced sciences

  • 10x to 200x magnification
  • High resolution for great images
  • Take Still Images, Videos, or Time-Lapse Videos
  • Change Focus and Magnification with a single dial
  • Change Light Level with a single dial

Looking for STEM kits for elementary?  The SmartMicroScope 5M is compatible with PC, MAC and chromebooks.  The easiest way to use with a MAC is to open Photobooth and then plug in the SmartScope.  The live image from the SmartMicroScope 5M is displayed and you can take pictures and videos.  We also offer a MAC software with more advanced features, but the plug and play option requires no software installation.

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Empowering educators worldwide, from schools and libraries to renowned institutes.

The future of education is here, and it fits right in the palm of your hand. Give your students the gift of engaging, interactive, and collaborative learning experiences with our SmartSchool Systems Microscope solutions. 


Life Science-

Earth Science-

  • Explore rocks, sand, and soil

Physical Science-

  • Compare grains of salt, sugar and other common substances
  • Compare clothing and other textiles
  • Explore how common printers make different colors

The SmartMicroScope can record still images, videos, or time-lapse videos to view a weeks worth of change in minutes.  It has 6 LED lights that are easily controlled with a dial on the SmartScope.USB microscope deliver perfect image characteristics, high operating comfort and universal usage possibilities.

The SmartMicroScope has greater magnification than many other digital microscopes for education.  This can make all the difference when looking at pond water organisms or plant and animal cells.  The SmartMicroScope focuses in at 10x to 200x magnification and features a high resolution image (1280×1024 pixels).

The SmartMicroScope comes with easy to use software to take still images, videos, or time-lapse videos.  The software has a zoom feature to take an even closer look at objects and has a measurement feature to measure change over time. USB microscope integrated with video camera allowing the magnified images to be displayed on a high resolution monitor.

Teachers find the SmartMicroScope extremely useful even in classrooms with traditional microscopes.  The ability to show students what they are looking for is very powerful.


SmartMicroScope 5M (S225) 

SmartMicroScope Lens Tip Set for magnifying objects 15x, 30x, and 50x and 150x   (details)

Gooseneck Stand (details)

Miscroscope Slide set 

Prepared Slides focusing on Animals, Insects, and Plants (details)

Specimen Set 1 and 2 (encased in acrylic blocks)

Owl Pellet Kit with Guide and Worksheets

Basic Rock Kit (each set includes igneous, metamorphic, and sedimentary rock samples)

Collection and display set for viewing insects, aquatic samples, etc.

How Soils are Formed Kit (not pictured above)

Rocks and Rock Forming Minerals Collection (not pictured above)

Storage Bin

Elementary Investigation Book [Sample CLICK HERE]

SmartMicroScope 5M Specifications:

Magnification:  10x to 200x

Resolution up to:  2592 x 1944 for still images

Illumination:  6 LED built-in and adjustable

O/S:  Windows XP SP2, Vista, and Windows 7, 8 and 10, MAC OS X, Chrome OS

WebApp Minimum Browser:  Chrome 53 (Highly Recommended), Firefox 42

Gain Control:  Auto Gain Control (AGC)

Snapshot Mode:  Hardware/Software controllable

White Balance:  Automatic

Power Source:  5VDC through USB port

USB microscope camera is comfortable to hold and highly intuitive to use as the product has been designed to replicate the look and feel of an optical magnifier.

The SmartMicroScope 5M comes with a 5-year warranty.  

All SmartMicroScopes are warranted to be free from defects in materials and workmanship for a period of 60 months from the date of purchase provided it has been used in accordance with any instructions, under normal conditions.

This warranty does not apply if the SmartMicroScope has been damaged by water, accident or misuse. In the event of a fault developing within the 60 month period, the SmartMicroScope must be returned to SmartSchool Systems for repair or replacement at no expense to the user other than shipping charges.