Champaign-Urbana Community Fab Lab
Champaign-Urbana Community Fab Lab

Mapping with Microscopes

Learn how to use DIY biohacking tools to explore the living world around you. Projects will include building your own origami microscope to learn about microscopy and histology techniques and an exploration of cell cultures. After building their microscopes, participants in this camp will go on scavenger hunts and map their finds. 

Learning Process and Outcomes

Paper craft, microscopy, group learning, and mapping

Take-Home Creations

Foldable microscope, team-created map, infographic posters of discoveries

Please fill out and bring signed forms with you on the first day of camp OR just email us the forms in advance. We will provide participants with a snack each day and a water bottle for the week.

Prerequisites: None
Difficulty: Easy
Required Ages: 10+
Required # of Participants: 8 – 15
Dates / Time: July 5 – 7 | 1pm – 4pm (this is a 3 day camp)
Cost: $75

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