Dill and Parsley

This post continues the “spices and salts” adventure that my roommate and I (both Bio 60 students this year) embarked on in our Foldscope explorations. For this exploration, I am writing about the dill and parsley samples we collected from the Spice Library at the Arrillaga Family Dining Commons. (As mentioned in our previous posts,…

Two Types of Salt Crystals

Students who are first learning how to use a microscope as part of an introductory science class often view salt or sugar crystals with the instrument–it’s a great and harmless way to introduce them to the microscopic world. Unfortunately, despite having worked with microscopes before I had yet to view salt crystals under one with…