Children's Museum

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Workshop for Ages 11 - 14: Origami Microscopes

Youth/Teen Workshop Series for Ages 11 - 14

April 14, 2021

Curious to get a closer look at the world around you? Zoom in on the teeny tiny universe by using a paper foldable microscope, the Foldscope ™ !

In this workshop we'll assemble a Foldscope ™ and learn the basics of how to use it, including preparing samples and sharing what we see.

Supplies for this workshop will be shipped after you register.

please also have these items on hand: 

  • Samples to view
  • Phone (optional)


Children’s Museum of Pittsburgh believes that cost should never be a barrier to inspiring kindness, joy, creativity and curiosity.  We offer a sliding ticket price model to accommodate all learners.

registration deadline is march 30, 2021. register here

Teen/youth workshops are generously supported by the Howmet Aerospace Foundation.