Insect antenna through foldscope

Observed filiform antenna from insect antenna part under foldscope. It was curious to observe filiform antenna structure in detail using foldscope.

observation of Algae under foldscope

Feeling happy to observe algae under foldscope.Even algae too can be seen under foldscope. Happy to carry out furthur observation for more samples under foldscope.

Visit to rural govt. high school

Science quiz was conducted for class 10 when we visited the govt. school.The quiz was based on concepts shown using foldscope .The students were very excited and could answer all the questions.Chocolates and books related to science were distributed to the winners.

Outermost layer of cutile in an apple peel

In most fruits, as they grow, cuticle is released only at the early stage and later it stops releasing cuticle material. Often the cuticle layer is strained, many a times reversibly, during the development of a fruit. However it’s different when it comes to an apple.Throughout fruit development, cuticle material is deposited as the area…


Chlamydomonas observe under foldscope .The water sample was collected from the floating vegetation called phumdi of KLNP,which is the natural habitat of Sangai.

Banana peel view in folscope

Different areas of a banana peel as seen under a foldscope. It belongs to the AAB genome category. The outermost layer is shown in this picture.

Foldscopes reach rural school

  Foldscopes have taken students and teachers out of laboratories to explore science. Foldscopes can be used literally anywhere and everywhere. As an outreach program we visited the rural Kannada medium school at Nagaragere, Gowribidanur taluq, to implement foldscope project. I gave a brief introduction about the features and advantages of foldscopes which was followed…


wings are thousands of colorful scales, together with many hairs (setae). The name Lepidoptera (which includes butterflies and moths) means "scale wing" in Greek. These wing scales are tiny overlapping pieces of chitin on a butterfly or moth wing


A compound eye is a visual organ found in arthropods such as insects and crustaceans. It may consist of thousands of ommatidia, which are tiny independent photoreception units that consist of a cornea, lens, and photoreceptor cells .

An organism growing on a table

[An organism was growing on a table and it made me curious so i took an photo of it,that thing was very thin and amazing