Foldscope was demonstrated by 5th class student Y. Jahnavi in a science exhibition held at Sri Chaitanya School, Vijayawada, Andhra Pradesh, India, as a part of National Science Day celebrations. 1500 students participated and were trained.
Arround 20 primary school children are made to use Foldscope for observing the microorganisms during the science exhibition conducted on 17/12/2019. We can feel the enthusiasm in their faces to observe the microbes and foldscope is a fantastic tool that can do that.
Different fixed smears of tissues were made to observe by the PG students. They found it very interesting and useful.
Foldscope microscopy was introduced to teachers participated in Refresher course by Department of analysis in our college at Guntur.
One day National workshop was held on foldscope demonstration to all the post graduates, teachers and research scholar from different areas. delegates from Andhra Pradesh, Chennai, and Bangalore participated with enthusiasm. the video was taken using water sample stored from past 3 months along with Lilly plant only to observe under foldscope. Many different organism…
Foldscpe was introduced to many young researchers and eminent scientists from AIIMS- New Delhi, Indian Institute of Medical Education and Research, Public health microbiologist,NIT- chattisgarh ,University of Madras, and many more. It was a great experience. The group expressed their interest in using foldscope as one of the tool. In this regard Dr. Manu Prakash…
We demonstrated foldscope and model of paperfuge to the students participated in the 1st day of science exhibition at Chalapathi Institute of Pharmaceutical Sciences , Lam, Guntur, Andhra Pradesh, India. Sir we were able to demonstrate the use of foldscope for observing microbes grown in taps and nails. children were also educated to maintain personal…
figure 1: mandibles of wood termite under foldscope figure2: mandibles of wood termite focused using 10x eye piece. wood termite mouth parts
Mandibles of wood termite was observed using 10x eye piece placed over focusing lense. without using the zoom of cell phone image was magnified.
Peripheral smear of RBC in sickle cell anemia condition. Tear shaped cells are found under foldscope. blood smear under 100x objective in optical microscope showing sickle shaped and tear shaped RBC
I am thrilled to observe these colored cells under foldscope. The Persian blue, yellow, red and orange colored cells are from Shankapushpi, marry-gold, Rose and Chrysanthemum. This post is open to read and review on The Winnower.
Unstained slide of aspergillus Hyphae inside the onion outermost layer.