T.S of dicot stem( Tridax )

I made the Transverse section of Dicot stem i.e. tridax.then prepared the slide preparation of stem section.i observed under foldscope .i was very curiosity .the cells colours were different.here we can see the xylem and pholem cells,parenchyma cells.  

Curiosity meets the culinary!

Leaves of the Curry tree (Murraya koenigii) are a key ingredient of many Indian dishes.  While handling curry leaves in my kitchen, I noticed some brownish spots under the leaves (Fig. 1). This triggered my curiosity and I observed these spots under the foldscope.                   The brown…

flower cells of Hibiscus

Today i came to agastya .i went to lets lab swapna madam told to observe different cells in flowers.iam interested to observe cells in hibiscus flower which available  in my house. i  prepared the slide preparation and observed under foldcope.it was amazing the cells are rectangle shape.

Hibiscus leaf cells

My self iam Thasmeya,9th class. i am very interseted to see the tissues in different leaf.but i selected hibiscus leaf and observed under foldscope .it is very easy to handle the foldscope and very easy and clarity to observe.iam so happy for visiting Agastya international foundation.  

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.

Movement of Tetranychus urticae observed under foldscope

  Tetranychus urticae, commonly known as two-spotted spider mite is a plant feeding mite considered as a major pest of many crops all over the world. It sucks the sap from the leaves and causes severe yellowing which leads to ultimate death of the plant.

Foldscope Utility Workshop

The workshop is conducted in a Government High Secondary School chikali in a rural area of Ujjain by the team of Department of Paediatric of R D Gardi Medical College, Ujjain M.P.  

#Indiafoldscopephase1 Hydra video

We at SIES College Sion Mumbai got Hydra from CUBE labs and been culturing them for few months now but this is the first video of them from us.


We assembled our fold scope microscope and taken some pictures of Rhizome…… Easy to assemble it……. Amazing…..…….  This post is open to read and review on The Winnower.

Conduction of science quiz

The foldscope team from JVVP ,Bangalore conducted science quiz to the students of govt. high school based on the concepts shown using foldscope. The challange was to pose the questions to students in kannada as it was a kannada medium rural school.The students enthusiastically answered all the questions and chocolates and books were distributed as…

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.