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National Geographic Microscope 900x with Case

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$49.99 when purchased online

About this item

Highlights

  • 900X Microscope Set in a hard storage case is perfect for STEM, school, CSI or Fun!
  • Up to 900X Magnification Microscope
  • 3 magnification settings and fully focusable make it perfect for viewing any object down to the cellular level
  • Ready to use with prepared slides or make your own
  • Includes experiment kit, instructions and accessories
  • Carry case keeps everything organized
  • Requires 2 AA batteries, not included

Description

The National Geographic 900X Microscope system features a hard carry case that houses the microscope and organizes all the accessories. Perfect for discovering and viewing down to the cellular level. Fully focusable with up to 900X Magnification and 3 different magnification powers, it's awesome for school or fun. It's ready to go complete with slides and experiments and is easy and fun to use. The best part is everything packs neatly away in the carry case and is ready to use for the next time and it's easy to take on your next adventure! The 900X Microscope system will challenge your imagination, what will you discover next?
Number of Pieces: 28
Suggested Age: 10 Years and Up
Assembly Details: No Assembly Required
Educational Focus: Biology, Science, Geology
Material: Metal
Power Source: Battery
Battery: 2 AA Alkaline, Required, Not Included
TCIN: 79405417
UPC: 812257015375
Item Number (DPCI): 086-00-5248
Origin: Imported
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Shipping details

Estimated ship dimensions: 14.83 inches length x 13.54 inches width x 4.29 inches height
Estimated ship weight: 3.53 pounds

Return details

This item can be returned to any Target store or Target.com.
This item must be returned within 90 days of the date it was purchased in store, shipped, delivered by a Shipt shopper, or made ready for pickup.
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Q: is this microscope made of metal or plastic

submitted by Dr Ron - 2 years ago
  • A: Yes, the main body of this microscope is metal! Enjoy your new microscope kit!

    submitted byExplore Scientific Team - 2 years ago
    Brand expert

Q: is this a metal microscope or plastic?

submitted by Dr Ron - 2 years ago
  • A: Yes, the main body of this microscope is metal! Enjoy your new microscope kit!

    submitted byExplore Scientific Team - 2 years ago
    Brand expert

Q: How large is the microscope?

submitted by Tracey - 2 years ago
  • A: This microscope has a 950x magnification and sits 9.5 inches high by 3.5 inches wide. It is great for seeing things at the cellular level and stows away nicely in the hard storage case. Enjoy!

    submitted byExplore Scientific Team - 2 years ago
    Brand expert

Q: do i need batteries for this

submitted by Trish - 3 years ago
  • A: Thank you for your question, yes the microscope uses 2 AA batteries which are not included. Enjoy your microscope!

    submitted byExplore Scientific Team - 3 years ago
    Brand expert
2.7 out of 5 stars with 46 reviews
7% would recommend
13 recommendations
broad age appeal: 3.57 out of 5
ease of use: 2.86 out of 5
length of play: 2.54 out of 5
value: 2.36 out of 5
quality: 2.14 out of 5

Does not work

1 out of 5 stars
Thumbs down graphic, would not recommend
Miles - 6 months ago, Verified purchaser
Does not work super disappointed
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Cool kit, doesnt work well

1 out of 5 stars
Thumbs down graphic, would not recommend
DeVil - 6 months ago, Verified purchaser
Having to return. Our excitement was met with disappointment when we found it to be a already used & returned kit. Slides were used and mismatching batteries already installed. Lenses did not work as well. Target needs due diligence on checking products before restocking. The concept it wonderful though!
broad age appeal: 5 out of 5
length of play: 5 out of 5
value: 3 out of 5
ease of use: 4 out of 5
quality: 1 out of 5
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Hole is to small to look through

1 out of 5 stars
Thumbs down graphic, would not recommend
Berram - 7 months ago, Verified purchaser
The peep hole is so small and hard to look through. The light also was super wiggly so it kept going in and out. I believe it was broken
quality: 1 out of 5
length of play: 1 out of 5
value: 2 out of 5
ease of use: 1 out of 5
broad age appeal: 3 out of 5
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Pretend Microscope Only - Doesn't Actually View

1 out of 5 stars
Thumbs down graphic, would not recommend
amnbert - 1 year ago, Verified purchaser
Unfortunately I didn’t read the reviews before purchasing this. Our microscope viewer doesn’t show anything. It’s as if the scope lens has something over it at every magnification because nothing on the slides comes through. It’s the same blurry white image no matter what you put underneath. Extremely disappointed.
broad age appeal: 4 out of 5
ease of use: 1 out of 5
length of play: 1 out of 5
quality: 1 out of 5
value: 1 out of 5
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Buy a better one

1 out of 5 stars
Thumbs down graphic, would not recommend
123notforme - 1 year ago, Verified purchaser
The concept of kids being able to explore tiny worlds is cool, but this does not work. We couldn’t see anything. Used the samples provided, used the different magnifying strengths and changed the light setting but what we saw remained the same. It was disappointing for my son as this was the main thing he wanted for Christmas.
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DONT BUY

1 out of 5 stars
Thumbs down graphic, would not recommend
Buyers advocate - 2 years ago, Verified purchaser
EXTREMELY FRUSTRATING! Does not focus without about 15 minutes of adjusting, just to see excessive debris in view finder. Don't waste your money. SANTA brought this and my kid can't even use it. It might need to get broken just so I can replace it with a different brand.
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Horrible!

1 out of 5 stars
Thumbs down graphic, would not recommend
Baseball Mom3 - 2 years ago, Verified purchaser
So disappointing! We spent an hour trying to get it to work on Christmas morning and it does not work at all. Such a shame that this product is not better made for kids excited about science.
quality: 1 out of 5
ease of use: 1 out of 5
length of play: 1 out of 5
value: 1 out of 5
broad age appeal: 1 out of 5
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Do not buy

1 out of 5 stars
Thumbs down graphic, would not recommend
Md244 - 2 years ago
Does not work. Adjusted for a long time and nothing shows. There are also spots you can't clean off of the lense because you can't reach it
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waste

1 out of 5 stars
Thumbs down graphic, would not recommend
monica yink - 2 years ago
i as an adult was so excited to get this for my son (and me). we put everything together and stuck the sample slides in and adjusted it for at least 20 minutes. NOTHING worked. a complete waste of money.
broad age appeal: 5 out of 5
ease of use: 1 out of 5
quality: 1 out of 5
value: 1 out of 5
length of play: 1 out of 5
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bad

1 out of 5 stars
bad - 3 years ago
bad no buy too blury and more bad stuff
broad age appeal: 1 out of 5
quality: 1 out of 5
value: 1 out of 5
ease of use: 1 out of 5
length of play: 1 out of 5
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DO NOT BUY

1 out of 5 stars
Tika - 3 years ago
My wife got this for me for my birthday because she knows how much I wanted one just to play around with. Yes, it is a great looking toy to make believe with. However, I wouldn't even buy this for my child. It doesn't work. Save your money and buy one with a better review. When you use this, it will only have a bubble that almost looks like the lenz is backwards or something. I'm not sure why it doesn't show anything, but toy wise, I would say at least make it so you can see through the lenz, (even if it's not the right kind of lenz, that would be more fun for a kid). I hope this is useful. Get your kid a $50 gift card instead of wasting you hard earned money on a toy that they can only make believe with.
length of play: 1 out of 5
value: 1 out of 5
quality: 1 out of 5
ease of use: 2 out of 5
broad age appeal: 1 out of 5
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Does not work at all

1 out of 5 stars
Thumbs down graphic, would not recommend
AMB17 - 3 years ago
Does not work. All you see is a gray dot. I am very faniliar with using mircroscopes. my daughter was so disappointed.
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Disappointing view

1 out of 5 stars
Klaitspirate - 4 years ago, Verified purchaser
Awfully disappointing. There is no clear view, the lenses must be inherently warped. It is too bad, It obviously is not sold as a top quality microscope but something clearly usable for a budding scientist was acceptable. This is not that microscope.
broad age appeal: 1 out of 5
ease of use: 2 out of 5
length of play: 1 out of 5
value: 1 out of 5
quality: 1 out of 5
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Cool microscope kit

5 out of 5 stars
Thumbs up graphic, would recommend
TargetFan - 4 years ago
So cool! We were able to check out the water from our local pond under the microscope. My kids and I had a blast. We are looking forward to even more!
value: 5 out of 5
length of play: 5 out of 5
broad age appeal: 5 out of 5
quality: 5 out of 5
ease of use: 5 out of 5
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Great Beginner Microscope.

5 out of 5 stars
Astronomyguy - 4 years ago
My kids love this product they get to feel like scientists and get to explore the micro universe.
broad age appeal: 5 out of 5
ease of use: 5 out of 5
value: 5 out of 5
quality: 5 out of 5
length of play: 5 out of 5
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Dont but

1 out of 5 stars
Thumbs down graphic, would not recommend
JR - 4 years ago
Don’t waste your money .The microscope is won’t work ,No matter how you set it up all you see is gray bubble , even though you didn’t put anything you see gray bubble, you put the slide still see nothing besides gray bubbles. It is really just a toy nothing look close from the picture show 100x ,400x or 900x and what you see it Gray 
quality: 1 out of 5
ease of use: 3 out of 5
length of play: 2 out of 5
value: 1 out of 5
broad age appeal: 4 out of 5
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Easy to use

5 out of 5 stars
B - 4 years ago
I needed something to see what kind of algae I have in my aquarium. This worked great and was much easier to use than I expected.
ease of use: 5 out of 5
value: 5 out of 5
quality: 5 out of 5
broad age appeal: 5 out of 5
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Gift for my Nephew

5 out of 5 stars
ariab62 - 4 years ago
I bought this for my nephew as a gift for his 8th birthday this year since I was not able to visit him. He has always had a big interest microscopes and all things scientific. I was worried that this microscope would be too much for him to learn but every time I talk to him now it is all he talks about! If you or anyone you know is looking into get into exploring the small worlds around us I highly recommend this beginners kit!
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Junk

1 out of 5 stars
Thumbs down graphic, would not recommend
Jjalack - 4 years ago
The kit is cool, but the microscope itself does not work. Ours shows the same bubbly gray image no matter the slide, the position, or the resolution, as if there’s something between the lenses. Huge disappointment as it was requested by my daughter for her fifth birthday!
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Not worth it

1 out of 5 stars
- 4 years ago
Some parts came broken. The prepared slides were either old or not prepared well. 2/3 screws on the bottom for the batteries came stripped to start with and then the 3rd stripped while unscrewing it. I know it's not meant to be the same as what I went through college using, but I did have higher expectations than this for it. we will be returning it for a refund
broad age appeal: 5 out of 5
ease of use: 4 out of 5
length of play: 4 out of 5
value: 1 out of 5
quality: 1 out of 5
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