Observation of Stained Blood Smear Using Foldscope

The blood smear was stained with Leishman stain and observed under the foldscope thereafter. The Leishman stain consists of two chemical groups, i.e. Azure B (basic dye) and Eosin Y (acidic dye). The erythrocytes stain pink in color due to Eosin Y as hemoglobin is eosinophilic (acidophilic), whereas the Azure B is a cationic dye…

SCIENCE IS THE GREAT ANTIDOTE TO THE POISON OF ENTHUSIASMūüėĄ‚ô•

Science! true daughter of Old Time thou art!¬† Who alterest all things with thy peering eyes.¬† Why preyest thou thus upon the poet’s heart,¬† Vulture, whose wings are dull realities?¬† How should he love thee? or how deem thee wise,¬† Who wouldst not leave him in his wandering¬† To seek for treasure in the jewelled…

LAKES INTERNATIONAL ORGANIZED A FANTABULOUS WORKSHOP

Although Lakes International School already succeeded in promoting the use of foldscope till the standard 8th but On 4TH DECEMBER,¬† 2018 I.e, on Tuesday Lakes International School,¬† Bhimtal organized a Workshop for the students of the school and also of the schools in the locality like GGIC, GIC,¬† KENDRA VIDYALAYA;etc. The program took the form…

Chalk dust…

Chalk is made up of calcium¬† ¬†carbonate .We teachers use chalk to write on board every class and are exposed to it for longer time. So thought of exploring the microscopic view of chalk dust settled on class room floor during traditional teaching with dusting under the foldscope. Chalk dust is considered to be non…

Air sampling near by Najafgarh drain crossing to kings-way camp, New Delhi

  Air sampling for determination of NO2 (Nitogen oxide) NH3( Ammonia) and Particular matter (PM2.5&PM10) in the atmosphere near by Najafgarh drain crossing to kings-way camp, behind Guru Teg Bahadur Khalasa College, University of Delhi,Delhi Foldscope image 10 x : PM 2.5 ( By passive sampler)

Mannitol crystals were observed under foldscope after osazone test

To 0.5 g of phenylhydrazine hydrochloride add 0.1 gram of sodium acetate and ten drops of glacial acetic acid. Add 5 mL of¬†test¬†solution(manitol and glucose) to this mixture and heat under boiling water bath for about half an hour. Cool the solution slowly and examine the crystals under a foldscope and microscope  

Ribose

Ribose crystals was clearly observed under foldscope. Osazone test was performed for ribose to observe there distinct structures   protocol To 0.5 g of phenylhydrazine hydrochloride add 0.1 gram of sodium acetate and ten drops of glacial acetic acid. Add 5 mL of¬†test¬†solution to this mixture and heat under boiling water bath for about half…

Galactose

Galactose crystals was clearly observed under foldscope. Osazone test was performed for galactose to observe there distinct structures

Workshop Arranged and Demonstration done in an Exemplary way

LAKES INTERNATIONAL SCHOOL,¬† BHIMTAL¬† again arranged an interactive session regarding the Foldscope.¬† The Enthusiasm and excitement is ascalating among the students. Today, we had this prodigious opportunity to demonstrate the students who never ever knew the Foldscope or its usage and never had Access to it. They were¬† seen delighted,¬† Sunny, glowing and beatific.¬† Well,…

Workshop successfully conducted and the foldscope experiments were really appreciated

Workshop successfully conducted in SARASWATI PUBLIC SCHOOL,¬† BHIMTAL | INDIAN MODERN SCHOOL, MEHRAGAON, BHIMTAL | BROOKDALE RESIDENTIAL SCHOOL, SATTAL, BHOWALI | Workshop began with the introduction to Foldscope followed by displaying some images of the experiment clicked by our school LAKES INTERNATIONAL like Pollen grains, Algae ; etc, to awaken the excitement within the students….

Observation of materials of student’s choice under foldscope -Class 8

Students of class 8th were curious and wanted¬† to observe many materials under the foldscope. So the class of observation was of their choice. The materials they observed were :¬† 1.Charcoal powder- Charcoal is black because of carbon.Any substance when burnt turns black because of the presence of carbon.Charcoal is used as a fuel.we could…

Woolen threads under foldscope

Woolen threads are used for knitting or crocheting .It is a natural fibre obtained from animals and is used for sweaters ,shawls, jackets etc as it traps heat and keeps our body warm. Students had different colours of woolen threads for Maths activity and the same was used to observe under the foldscope to know…

Workshop on use of Foldscope for observing various nano materials

College : CMR National PU College ITPL Bangalore Students involved: II PU (grade 12) Description: Workshop on use of Foldscope to view various nano materials was conducted in our college campus today. Students were explained about foldscope and its use. They made slides to observe different nano materials as well as pollens, insects, chemicals etc.¬†…

Conduction of Science club activity using foldscopes

Science club activity Date-17th Nov,2018 Venue- East West School, Basavangudi, Bangalore We from Jnana Vijnana Vidyapeetha went as resource person to conduct Science club activity in East west school using foldscopes. Principal Investigator, Mrs. Kavitha Sebastin gave the introduction of foldscope along with PPT .Students had a lot of samples to be observed under foldscope…