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Edu Science Quick-Switch Microscope (Blue)

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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.

Be sure to visit our Toys'R'Us Exclusive Brand Store for superior toys, games and more.

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:

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

(based on 66 reviews)

Ratings Distribution

  • 5 Stars

     

    (10)

  • 4 Stars

     

    (4)

  • 3 Stars

     

    (2)

  • 2 Stars

     

    (2)

  • 1 Stars

     

    (48)

24%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Promotes learning (18)
  • Easy to use (16)
  • Fun (16)
  • Interactive (13)
  • Effective demonstration (6)

Cons

  • Does not work well (44)
  • Flimsy (18)
  • Inaccurate (14)
  • Poor demonstration (8)

Best Uses

  • Home (14)
  • School (11)
  • Gift (3)
  • Teachers (3)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Parent (38), Student (6), Enthusiast (4), Teacher (4)
    • Was this a gift?:
    • Yes (36), 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?

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3.0

it was great but...

By jesus

from chicago IL

About Me Student

Pros

  • Easy To Use
  • Fun
  • Interactive
  • Promotes Learning

Cons

  • Does Not Work Well
  • Inaccurate

Best Uses

  • School

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

it was good but the top part to look at it when i got from school as christmas gift but i just used the front view with my brother when i was 8 i had a good time for a year until i lost or broke the pieces and i still have the microscope.

  • Was this a gift?:
  • Yes

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1.0

Total waste of money

By Mommy

from N.Y.

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

We got this for Christmas last year. My boys tried to view some stuff through it for the first time today. What a joke. You can't see a single thing. I actually wouldn't allow them to look through the scope anymore because the bright light was shining directly into thier eye! It was blinding. Nothing was at all visible. Only a glaring light. Don't waste your money.

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1.0

Don't waste your money

By Mom of budding scientist

from Pittsburgh, PA

About Me Parent

Pros

  • None

Cons

  • Does Not Work Well

Best Uses

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

    Do not waste your money on this product. Even for a younger child it is not worth it. The large viewing area does not show a clear image and it is extremely difficult to see the image through the top viewfinder. I am surprised Toys R Us would put their name on such a product. Even if you have a younger child, look for a better product because you will be glad you did. My two-year-old loves to use my older daughters new microscope which has much clearer images and can view a wider varitey than this product.

    • Was this a gift?:
    • Yes

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    1.0

    Bummer

    By Momma of three

    from Central Pennsylvania

    About Me Parent

    Pros

      Cons

      • Does Not Work Well
      • Eye Piece Just Shows Ligh
      • Hard To Focus

      Best Uses

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

        Santa brought this to us this past Christmas, and we've been so busy we didn't try it until now... I wish he wouldn't have wasted his money. All I can see through the eye piece is light... can't focus it on anything else. The viewfinder works ok but it's just kind of like watching a silhouette puppet show after a lot of fidgeting to get it semi focused. Also, there are no instructions. There was a hair inside the packaging and it was NOT part of the prepared slides. Ew. Save your money and go for the better quality machines.

        • Was this a gift?:
        • Yes

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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

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          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

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            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.

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                (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

                 
                1.0

                Worst thing ever

                By unsatisfied kid

                from Jacksonville,Fl

                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

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                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

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                  (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

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