I thought this little guy was a rotifer when I first saw it, but it was very small to be one. Then I started thinking that it could be a protozooan of the gender Vorticella and that made more sense. These organisms live in fresh water and have cilia to get their food; they also…


The word “trichome” comes from the greek and it means “hair” and actually trichomes are little hairs you can see on many plants, you must have seen them at least once. These can help the plant to protect itself against other organisms or the prevent water loss.

Watching individual blood cells under foldscope

After I got my foldscope last month I watch different type of plant cell. Yesterday I check foldscope field guide found about blood cell. So I pricked my finger with syringe needle and took a drop of blood then put a cover slip on it. I put it under foldscope and attached light module and…

Wing scales of butterflies

Once I read on Facebook that the wings of butterflies were made of scales and that the “dust” you see when you touch a butterflie are actually the scales, that amazed me because I couldn’t imagine how was that possible. A few weeks ago I saw a little black and white wing on the floor…

Leptosporangiate fern

I’m a little too excited because of this pictures. These pictures were taken of a sorus (the brown thing on the leaf) of a fern throw the foldscope and when I first saw them I had no idea of what was I looking at, but I knew I was going to know later because of…

Human blood

Our blood is made of many many cells, water, proteins, etc. In these pictures what we can see are the different types of cells which are part of that red liquid that runs inside our veins and arteries. The cells here can help to transport oxygen and nutrients or can be part of the inmune…

Fresa con moho

La observación de hoy fue una fresa con moho. Encontré en la cocina una fresa que tenía moho. Le corté un pedazo delgado y la colocamos en nuestro portaobjetos. Logré ver muchas líneas delgadas de color negro. Corté un pedazo mas grueso de la fresa con moho. La colocamos en nuestro portaobjetos. Logré ver todo…


“The mosquito knows full well, small as he is he’s a beast of prey. But after all he only takes his bellyful, he doesn’t put my blood in the bank.” D. H. Lawrence

Pappus of a dandelion

 In species such as Dandelion or Eupatorium, feathery bristles of the pappus function as a “parachute” which enables the seed to be carried by the wind. “Organic as a dandelion seed, [the ship of our imagination] will carry us to worlds of dreams and worlds of facts”

Pimple under foldscope

I was curious what will look like under in foldscope so I squeeze my pimple since when i tried to see it in a whole all i can see is just black since the light cannot pass through into the whole pimple so I squeeze it so that i can see it

Msg under foldscope

Msg is different from salt, salt have an cube shape while the Msg have a rectangular shape. Msg is really interesting to see

Insect hooks

I found this insect in my garden .it looks like a scorpion so I decided to see it in folscope and found it so interesting.

இலைப் பூச்சிகள் ஆய்வு 5ம் நாள்

இன்று அவனியாபுரம் செல்லும் வழியில் உள்ள காளையார்கோவில் திடலில் ஆய்வினை மேற்கொண்டனர். அப்போது சிவில் பொறியியல் படித்த மாணவர் ஒருவர் நம் மாணவர்களோடு உரையாடினார். இதுவரை அவர் மைக்ராஸ் கோப்பை தொட்டதில்லை. உங்கள் மூலமாக இதை பார்ப்பதற்கு ஒரு வாய்ப்பு கிடைத்தது பெரும் மகிழ்ச்சி அளிக்கிறது என்றார். இன்னும் நாம் செல்ல வேண்டிய தூரம் அதிகம்.

Instant noodle seasoning in foldscope

I was cooking some instant noodles to us to eat and i was curious what will i saw if a put the seasoning powder in my foldscope and here’s the results

Secreción nasal (moco)

La observación de hoy fue la secreción nasal de un bebé. Del estornudo de un bebé obtuvimos nuestra muestra. Tomamos una parte delgada del moco. La colocamos en nuestro portaobjeto y el resultado fue este. En esta otra muestra tomamos un pedazo grueso del moco. Lo colocamos en nuestro portaobjeto para ver sus diferencias. Logré…


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How to prepare water samples

Can you tell me how to prepare any water samples in foldscope im was struggling to see water samples since I don’t have any cover glass/slip and the deluxe kit don’t provide any materials for water samples plss help me

Microprint Slide v1

I can’t figure out how to view the microprint slides on the foldscope. It works fine under a regular microscope! I’ve viewed the guide, I’ve tried putting space slides, I’ve used different microprint slides, I’ve used different foldscopes (I have a class set), I’ve tried using my cellphone, I’ve done it opposite than what was…

இலைகளில் வாழும் பூச்சிகள் ஆய்வு தொடக்கம்.

இன்று ஈடன் சைன்ஸ் கிளப் 2 மாணவர்கள் ரதியன், வினோத், ரோகித் மற்றும் சபரீஸ் ஆகியோர் போல்ட் ஸ்கோப் மூலம் இலைகளில் வசிக்கும் பூச்சிகள் குறித்த ஆய்வை தொடங்கினர். இது ஒரு தொடர் நடவடிக்கை .

Potato chip

“The individual is increasingly deprived of the moral decision as to how he should live his own life, and instead is ruled, fed, clothed and educated as a social unit, accommodated in the appropriate housing unit, and amused in accordance with the standards that give pleasure and satisfaction to the masses.” Carl Jung scopes_and_quotes on…