Anabaena from Azolla

  Anabaena, genus of filamentous cyanobacteria which form symbiotic relationships with certain plants such as the mosquito fern (Azolla) for nitrogen fixation.  

A small step – Foldscopes reach teachers

The lesson for June may be patience. As hundreds of newly recruited teachers get counselled, assigned schools and trained; and hundreds more working teachers anticipate their transfer orders to new schools, bright and creative minds mill around, waiting. This week, just days after they joined school, we held a workshop to introduce foldscopes to teachers…

Mosquito larva under Foldscope

Mosquitoes passed through four distinct stages during their lives: egg, larva, pupa and adult. The eggs hatch in water, becoming mosquito larvae called “wigglers.” A mosquito larva looks like a small hairy worm. Eye development in mosquito larva Trunk development in mosquito larva

And There is much to be done…… Back_To_Work by Abhi

Brahminy Starling, one of the beautiful and hardworking creature on this earth. Hopefully Now M feeling happy and like a nature Lover bcoz explored and learnt name of so many birds the couple of days back, made me just gland. I feel like she is saying,”There’s much to dô but from where to start,  has…

In the meantime lets sit and give a pose: Nature’s ♥ by Abhi

Well,  we find the major similarity among us and monkeys.  When saw that in my friend’s wall,  without thinking posted here so that it could reach the more people. If I’m not wrong then whenever see it,  I think like the leisure time is the best one and especially the one with the group of…

A Day in TIFR

Foldscope workshop at TIFR Hyderabad June 19-20, 2018 Sharada Haritha Foldscope ID Numbers: 000207EAA812, 00020CD0BE1C, 000284DDDE15, 00020E40738C, 0002050BFFDF, 000246BEACDD, 00020F8783D5, 00024E2E4719, 00022A696A85, 0002236629B9, 00026F864341, 00022E951CC1, 0002068A5D50, 0002E06E7868, 00024A310B26, 000275D93994, 00022A6964FC, 0002110CFC29, 000227DB1712, 00022656B03D, 0002976B2C1C, 00026E3A1B01.

Observation of pollen grains in Hibiscus

Foldscope workshop at TIFR Hyderabad June 19-20, 2018 We observed the pollen grains of Hibiscus rosasinensis, which belongs to Malvaceae family. The pollen grains are very clear and olive yellow in colour. The surface of pollen colporate (having apertures which combine a rounded pore and a groove) having numerous round tip spines. E. Sreenivas (JL in…

Transverse Section of Portulaca oleracea stem

Foldscope workshop at TIFR Hyderabad June 19-20, 2018 Mary Mrudula Saraswathi Arunajyothi Foldscope ID Numbers: 0002D6527B52, 00024E5F063C, 0002E28444D7, 000257A9169E, 00024CD92710, 0002E26B66D0, 0002E22BA7B0, 000227846242, 0002383FBEDC, 0002BD0506F4, 0002E16CE210, 0002142385DD, 00020BF34D0E, 00025376D2D6, 00021FF29FBA, 0002D1639902, 00021507383A, 0002D820E4E4, 0002234435A6, 0002BDBCA2A4, 000298508867, 00027C082465, 0002799C742E

The beauty of Flowers in a bunch….. Nature has blessed us by Abhi

After all its the beauty of Himalayas……  The beautiful bunch of flowers seems to be awesome.  When I return home after exploring such new n sensible things,  and see it really makes me feel commendable. I on behalf of my school thanks the community for providing us such a Platform where we could post our…

Requesting to Twin the Project

Hi all My project is about exploring microorganisms from the polluted environment using Foldscope and evaluating its potential in treating heavy metals from the various industrial effluents. By collaborating my project with school or colleges from Northeastern states, the polluted environmental samples can be obtained from those unexplored NE regions. From those samples at end…

I wonder what is it thinking ….?: Nature’s ♥ by Abhi

When saw that suddenly,  took the pic without wasting a minute because it really made me feel happy.  This beautiful Himalayan Bulbul always comes at evening time and listen me humming song, m really actually really amazed seeing that. Nature is all gift. By Abhijeet Singh Dewari from Lakes International School, Bhimtal

Marudam Farm School: teachers workshop

A few of weeks ago, a colleague and I visited Marudam Farm School (near Thiruvannamalai), a couple of hours outside Chennai. This is one of the schools that will be part of my Foldscope project. Just as we started the discussion, a lovely seed floated by. So we decided to look at it under the…

My First Foldscope world

We have constructed our Foldscope as per instruction given in the manual. After each step of foldscope construction our curiosity has increased to see micro world. We took 30 mins to assemble it and tried to view few ready made slides which have given along with the kit. It was soooo beautiful.. I would like…

Request to twin the project on Foldscope

Working on endophyte (plant -microbe interaction), want a partner to twin the project preferably in rain forest regions of north east i.e. Assam, Arunachal Pradesh. D. Banerjee, Vidyasagar University, West Bengal

Cottage cheese

During my workshop at GGDSD COLLEGE chandigarh I took cottage cheese and suspended it in  water and centrifuged it at 2000 rpm for 2 mins.After 2 mins , I prepared a smear from the supernatant and observed it under foldscope . First I stained the smear with methylene blue and observed cocci . They may…

A very huge snail: pic by ABhi

When today morning I went fr a walk found this beautiful giant gift of nature….. Snail By Abhijeet Singh Dewari from Lakes International School

Tiny arthropod under vision of Foldscope

I found this small creature walking on my dining table. I just adhered it on cello tape and visualized under Foldscope. I look like a baby spider as it has four pairs of legs.    

The White sun

Well, we have read that white is the actual color of sun and so today morning hours I observed it at Haldwani,  Uttrakhand. By Abhijeet Singh Dewari from Lakes International School

Actually True, Maa can only understand the pain of offspring

Well, this pic have been taken from my friend’s wall. But ultimately just see maa is maa,  even if she is a bird she understands the chirp or rather the pain and the duty of wê children are to channelize us and tune us according to their thoughts because They always do for the best….

Clever and smart Owl:Nature’s diary by Abhi

Found this beautiful owl pic and also loved this as now-a-days given rest to foldscope but m still working on the natural gifts I mean look at the nature. U will get to c more such posts by me. By – Abhijeet Singh Dewari from Lakes International School

A beautiful butterfly at my house

Although I don’t know the name of this type of butterfly but it seems to be awesome. A very beautiful one. #Nature’s_Love,  M grabbing it♥😘 By Abhijeet Singh Dewari from Lakes International School

A beautiful alovera in a bunch

A very beautiful alovera in a bunch found by me Abhijeet Singh Dewari from Lakes International School,  Bhimtal,  Nainital.

Bread mold

While working with rotten bread under @foldscope workshop at GGDSD COLLEGE chandigarh, where I found this fungus.This is Rhizopus having a circular bud and long hyphae.