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Product Description

With just one turn, the Edu Science Quick-Switch Microscope changes from a microscope to a viewer.

The Edu Science Quick-Switch Microscope (Blue) comes with lots of accessories including:

  • Prepared slides
  • Blank slides
  • Slide covers and labels
  • Collecting vials
  • And more!


Sold only at Toys'R'Us, Edu Science educates you in the science of saving money by providing quality telescopes, microscopes, chemistry and science kits for kids that are fun! By offering a wide array of value-driven learning and educational science toys, with Edu Science you don't need grant money to set up your own science lab. Whether you want to explore all of the natural sciences or focus on Botany, Astronomy, Chemistry or even alternative energy, Edu Science has a science kit for you exclusively at Toys'R'Us.

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Additional Info

239669

8E5E9035

847433000029

VH-9800

2.5 pounds

13.4 x 7.7 x 7.5

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Average Customer Rating:

by PowerReviews
Toys 'R' UsEdu Science Quick-Switch Microscope (Blue)
 
1.9

(based on 62 reviews)

Ratings Distribution

  • 5 Stars

     

    (10)

  • 4 Stars

     

    (4)

  • 3 Stars

     

    (1)

  • 2 Stars

     

    (2)

  • 1 Stars

     

    (45)

24%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Promotes learning (17)
  • Easy to use (15)
  • Fun (15)
  • Interactive (12)
  • Effective demonstration (6)

Cons

  • Does not work well (41)
  • Flimsy (18)
  • Inaccurate (13)
  • Poor demonstration (8)

Best Uses

  • Home (14)
  • School (10)
  • Gift (3)
  • Teachers (3)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Parent (36), Student (5), Enthusiast (4), Teacher (4)
    • Was this a gift?:
    • Yes (33), No (9)

Most Helpful Positive Review

 

This is a great little Microscope

This is a great little Microscope. I bought it for my 5 y.o. and he loves it. The only draw back is I wish it came with more preprepared slides it can be...Read complete review

This is a great little Microscope. I bought it for my 5 y.o. and he loves it. The only draw back is I wish it came with more preprepared slides it can be hard in the middle of winter finding things to put under it to look at.

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Most Helpful Critical Review

 

worked very well for a short time

The microscope worked really well in view-screen and microscope modes. However, the focus adjustment stripped its plastic thread very quickly, leaving it useless. Very disappointed, because it worked so well previously. Can...Read complete review

The microscope worked really well in view-screen and microscope modes. However, the focus adjustment stripped its plastic thread very quickly, leaving it useless. Very disappointed, because it worked so well previously. Can we get spare parts anywhere?

Reviewed by 62 customers

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1.0

Do not waste your money

By carloslijeron

from New York, NY

About Me Parent

Pros

  • Comes With Accessories

Cons

  • Does Not Work Well
  • Flimsy
  • Inaccurate

Best Uses

    Comments about Toys 'R' Us Edu Science Quick-Switch Microscope (Blue):

    The product is pretty and has some fun accessories, but unfortunately it is useless. There is no way to calibrate the poor glass to see anything. I have not been able to use it at all and my daughter has tried eagerly to see something, but all in vain.

    Do not waste your money; there are better units for a slightly higher price.

    • Was this a gift?:
    • Yes

    Comment on this review

     
    1.0

    Junk product

    By Roman

    from Ottawa, Ontario

    Pros

    • Nice Packaging

    Cons

    • Not Working At All

    Best Uses

      Comments about Toys 'R' Us Edu Science Quick-Switch Microscope (Blue):

      Just brought this home and will be bringing it back - it is not working. The problem is the same experienced by other customers - you can't see anything except bright light Save your time and money,don't buy it.

      • Was this a gift?:
      • No

      Comment on this review

       
      1.0

      Junk - Taking it back now

      By kelly

      from iowa

      About Me Parent

      Pros

        Cons

        • Does Not Work Well

        Best Uses

          Comments about Toys 'R' Us Edu Science Quick-Switch Microscope (Blue):

          My 8yr old son purchased this with his birthday money and the light on it is bright but we cant see anything but the light when we look through the scope. The front picture shows more of a silhouette than anything else. He likes it because he has no idea how they are suppose to actually work. I had one as a kid and nobody is fooling me;-) we are taking it back to find a better one.

          Comment on this review

          (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

           
          1.0

          Worst thing ever

          By unsatisfied kid

          from Jacksonville,Fl

          Pros

            Cons

              Best Uses

                Comments about Toys 'R' Us Edu Science Quick-Switch Microscope (Blue):

                worst toy ever! you can't see anything except for white background and tiny black lines.

                • Was this a gift?:
                • Yes

                Comment on this review

                 
                1.0

                Does not work at all

                By Estro-Jen

                from Paris, France

                About Me Parent

                Pros

                • Promotes Learning

                Cons

                • Does Not Work Well

                Best Uses

                  Comments about Toys 'R' Us Edu Science Quick-Switch Microscope (Blue):

                  Very disappointed 8-year old. He was so excited to get this. My mom sent it to us in France. Turned it on & tried to use their example slide of a wing & it doesn't focus at all. Completely useless. And it would cost me more money to send it back to my mom for a refund than to buy a new microscope here. Also, there aren't really any instructions except what's advertised on the front of the box.

                  • Was this a gift?:
                  • Yes

                  Comment on this review

                  (2 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

                   
                  5.0

                  Works GREAT!!!

                  By reeka beeka

                  from Moreno Valley, CA

                  About Me Parent

                  Pros

                  • Easy To Use
                  • Fun
                  • Interactive
                  • Promotes Learning

                  Cons

                    Best Uses

                    • Home
                    • School

                    Comments about Toys 'R' Us Edu Science Quick-Switch Microscope (Blue):

                    I bought this product for our homeschool and I'm glad I didn't read the reviews first! I think that most of the people that complained that it doesn't work, just don't know how to use and focus a microscope. We have had no trouble focusing and the viewer works great for my little one who can't look through the eyepiece yet. Lovin' IT!!!!

                    • Was this a gift?:
                    • No

                    Comment on this review

                     
                    1.0

                    Piece of Junk

                    By Disappointed

                    from Massachusetts

                    About Me Hobbyist, Parent

                    Pros

                      Cons

                      • Does Not Work Well
                      • Flimsy
                      • Inaccurate
                      • Poor Demonstration

                      Best Uses

                      • Create Foreign Jobs

                      Comments about Toys 'R' Us Edu Science Quick-Switch Microscope (Blue):

                      This is a piece of junk, received as a gift. I cannot even tell the person who gifted with good intensions. Reading through the reviews, it seems like most of the people writing the review received this item as gift. Do not waste money on this junk. Completely useless item.

                      • Was this a gift?:
                      • Yes

                      Comment on this review

                       
                      1.0

                      Useless

                      By PVT

                      from NZ

                      About Me Parent

                      Pros

                        Cons

                          Best Uses

                            Comments about Toys 'R' Us Edu Science Quick-Switch Microscope (Blue):

                            Useless piece of rubbish do not buy. Dont waste your money

                            • Was this a gift?:
                            • Yes

                            Comment on this review

                             
                            1.0

                            Awful

                            By Young scientist's mom

                            from Pasco, WA

                            About Me Parent, Teacher

                            Pros

                              Cons

                              • Does Not Work Well

                              Best Uses

                              • Paper Weight

                              Comments about Toys 'R' Us Edu Science Quick-Switch Microscope (Blue):

                              I got this for my son for Christmas and it is a complete waste of money. I wish that I had looked at the reviews first. We haven't been able to get anything into focus through the eyepiece or the view finder. I am extremely disappointed in this product.

                              • Was this a gift?:
                              • Yes

                              Comment on this review

                               
                              1.0

                              Not Worth It!

                              By Jean

                              from Palm Springs, CA

                              Pros

                                Cons

                                • Does Not Work Well

                                Best Uses

                                  Comments about Toys 'R' Us Edu Science Quick-Switch Microscope (Blue):

                                  This microscope did not work at all. Don't buy it! Was a disappointing experience for my budding scientist. Will return it.

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