La observación de hoy fue la citronela de mi casa. Corté una rama pequeña de la citronela. Tomé una pedazo de la hoja y la coloqué al portaobjetos. Pude ver círculos y una línea que cruza. En esta otra muestra corté un pedazo de tallo y la coloqué en el portaobjetos. Pude darme cuenta que…


La observación de hoy fue una cucaracha que encontré muerta en casa. Tomé la cucaracha y le corté un pedazo de su ala. La coloqué en el portaobjetos. Logré observar unas líneas de color café. En esta otra muestra tomé un pedazo de la antena de la cucaracha. La coloqué en el portaobjetos. Puede observar…

Plasmodium Falciparum Ringstages – How can I see them more clearly?

I stumbled upon Foldscopes and was interested whether they are really able to detect Malaria. Therefore i bought some Foldscopes as well as malaria parasite samples. However I am not sure if the magnification is enough to clearly detect Malaria and even distinguish different strains. The best thing i could do was zooming in on…

Aquarium plant under Foldscope.

I have a plant in my Aquarium and some times some leaves get infected and form these black patches on them, so did what every foldscope would do, -see it under a Foldscope- here are the results.

Detritus worm

Detritus worms are nematodes which can be seen commonly in aquariums.

How to see chemical reaction under a Foldscope?

I was wondering if I could see a chemical reaction under Foldscope and see what it look like, and I found this method to see chemical reaction under a Foldscope. How to do this? Step1 prepare the slide Take some baking soda and sprinkle it on a side of the slide then take some vinegar…


Leaf through foldscope

Potassium permanganate crystallizing

This potassium permanganate crystallizing under a Foldscope. I used the same method as the salt crystallizing video –

ஆசிரியர்களுக்கான ஒரு நாள் பயிற்சி _ கோவை

கோவையில் உள்ள அரசுப் பள்ளி ஆசிரியர்களுக்கு மடிப்பு நுண்ணோக்கி பயிற்சி முகாம் ஒரு நாள் KPR institute ல் நடைபெற்றது. இதில் 35 ஆசிரியர்கள் மற்றும் தொண்டர்கள் பங்கேற்றனர். பயிற்சிக்கான ஏற்பாட்டை கோவை அஸ்ட்ரோ கிளப் செய்திருந்தது.

Salt crystallizing under a foldscope

Im getting intrested in fractals and wanted to see some natural crystals and how they from so I decided to film salt crystallizing under a Foldscope. And here is what I came with. ×CAUTION× Before trying this be aware they it is DANGEROUS to play with high temperature and you can burn yourself and the…


Happy 2021 CE to The Foldscope Team ! What an effort t0create tool accessible to all . It turns out that 2021 CE and 2022 CE teaches that tool are hard t0come by , but are what work-or of art – everyone except for myself – need t0do,make work of art ! You need ,…