Workshop on Foldscope at Meghalaya, India

The prop roots of Ficus elastica (rubber tree) are trained over 15-20 years to form the natural living bridge to cross rivers and streams found in Meghalaya. The bridges grow to approximately 50 to 100 feet long and have strong and deep interwoven prop roots providing a boat-shaped foothold. A workshop on Foldscope has been…

Workshop on Foldscope at Universal Bee Club

Department of Environmental Science, University of Calcutta organized a one day workshop on Foldscope at Universal Bee Club, Bauria, and West Bengal in collaboration with Howrah Vigyan Chetna Samannaya. 25 beekeepers from various parts of West Bengal participated in this workshop. Introductory session- At first, a brief introduction on Foldscope was given to the participants….

Beekeeping training summer camp at Universal Bee Club

Department of Environmental Science, University of Calcutta organized a workshop on Foldscope at Beekeeping training summer camp, at Universal Bee Club, Bauria, West Bengal in collaboration with Howrah Vigyan Chetna Samannaya. Introductory session-In this camp, the brief idea of melissopalynology and the use of melissopalynology for evaluation of honey was given to the beekeepers. Demonstration…

One day workshop on Foldscope at Baghmundi village of Purulia, West Bengal, India

Department of Environmental Science, University of Calcutta, in collaboration with Howrah Vigyan Chetna Samannaya, organised a one day workshop on the morning of 15th April 2019 at Bongada Bidu Chandan Birda Gaarh Primary School, Purulia, West Bengal, India. Introductory Session- The session started with giving a basic idea of how small our naked eyes can…

One day with foldscope at the Srijan arts school, Purulia, West Bengal, India

A one-day workshop was conducted in Srijan Arts School, Balaram, Purulia, West Bengal, India. Students from different classes were present. To them, The concept of the microscope was in itself a fascinating thing. When a paper microscope was introduced to them, they were excited to observe the microcosmos through the Foldscope. Introductory Session The session…

One day workshop on Foldscope at Purulia

Department of Environmental Science, University of Calcutta, organised a one day workshop at C.S.N High School, Balarampur, Purulia, West Bengal, India on 13th April 2019. Introductory Session- The workshop started with Dr. Punarbasu Chaudhuri, giving the basic idea of foldscope and the microscopic world to the participants. The participants were students of standard 6 to…

ROLE OF FOLDSCOPE IN ORGANIC FARMING

Department of Environmental Science, University of Calcutta, organised a workshop on “Role of Foldscope in Organic Farming” at Vivekananda Institute of Biotechnology, Sri Ramkrishna Ashram, Nimpith, West Bengal, India on 6th April, 2019. Introductory phase- In this phase, basic introduction of foldscope was given to all the participants. Demonstration Phase- In this phase, we demonstrated…

One day workshop on foldscope at the Nature Study camp

Department of Environmental Science, University of Calcutta, organised a workshop on, “Magnify your curiosity- Explore The Microcosmos with Foldscope” at Joygopalpur, West Bengal, India on 27th March 2019. Introductory phase- The workshop started with giving a basic idea of nature to the participants. After that, a brief idea of the microscopic world was given to…

One Day Workshop on the use of Foldscope

Department of Environmental Science, University of Calcutta jointly with Department of Physics, Pandit Deendayal Upadhyaya Adarsha Mahavidyalaya, organised a workshop on Foldscope on 28th March 2019. Introductory Session- Since the participants of this workshop previously had exposure to foldscope, the workshop was for advanced students. This session began with a basic introduction to foldscope and…

Micrometry using Foldscope

A workshop named “Magnify Your Curiosity-Mathematics in a Laboratory with Foldscope” was organized by Department of Environmental Science, University of Calcutta on the evening of 12th March 2019 at Jagadis Bose National Science Talent Search, Kolkata, West Bengal, India, in collaboration with Howrah Vigyan Chetna Samannaya. Introductory Session- The workshop started with Dr.Punarbasu Chaudhuri delivering…

Workshop on Micrometry using Foldscope

A workshop named” Magnify Your Curiosity-Mathematics in a Laboratory with Foldscope” was organized by Department of Environmental Science, University of Calcutta on 12th March 2019 at Gramya Hitakari Girls School, Howrah, West Bengal, India in collaboration with Howrah Vigyan Chetna Samannaya. Introductory Session- The workshop started with Dr.punarbasu Chaudhuri delivering a speech on Relative Size…

Exhibition on Foldscope at, Dakshin Kalikata Sevasram, Kolkata, West Bengal

Dakshin Kalikata Sevasram is situated at Sarat Bose Lane, Kolkata, West Bengal. It is a home for boys belonging to the impoverished background. It was established in 1924 by Netaji Subhash Chandra Bose. A one-day exhibition on, “Magnify Your Curiosity Explore the Microcosmos” was organised jointly by Department Of Environmental Science, University of Calcutta and…

Workshop on Foldscope at Jagadis Bose National Science Talent Search, Kolkata, West Bengal

Jagadis Bose National Science Talent Search (JBNSTS), Kolkata is an autonomous organization, situated at Kolkata, West Bengal. This institution has evolved as a pioneering centre for identifying and nurturing young talented students. A one- day workshop, “Magnify Your Curiosity Explore the Microcosmos” was organised by Department Of Environmental Science, University of Calcutta on 7th March…

A DAY AT KUMIRMARI HIGH SCHOOL, SUNDARBANS, SOUTH 24 PARAGANAS, WEST BENGAL, INDIA on 2nd MARCH, 2019 “EXPLORING THE MICROCOSMOS”

On 2nd March, 2019, Department of Environmental Science, University of  Calcutta , organized a workshop “ Magnify Your curiosity-Explore The Microcosmos With Foldscope” at Kumirmari High School, Sundarbans, South 24 Paraganas, West Bengal, India. The workshop was organized with an aim that the students of class 8,9 and 10, Studying in Kumirmari  High school located…

Workshop on Water Quality Assessment by using Foldscope at Indian Institute of Engineering Science and Technology (IIEST), formerly Shibpur B.E. College, Howrah, West Bengal, India

Department of Environmental Science, University of Calcutta, organized a daylong workshop on Water Quality Assessment using Foldscope at Indian Institute of Engineering Science and Technology (IIEST), in “Teachers’ Orientation for National Children’s Science Congress, Howrah” on 19th September, 2018.  27 teachers from different schools of Howrah, West Bengal participated in this workshop. The workshop started…

Interaction with Foldscope with NSS volunteers at Dhapa, West Bengal

Department of Environmental Science, University of Calcutta organized a small interactive session with NSS volunteers at Dhapa on 25th January,2019 . Dhapa is located at the outskirts of East Kolkata. Most of the solid waste of the city gets dumped in this area and the people of this region recycle the waste. Introductory session- The…

Workshop on the use of Foldscope as a research tool at NIT Rourkela, Odisha

On 23rd January, Department of Environmental Science, University of Calcutta organized a workshop “ Use of Foldscope as a research tool ” at National Workshop on Genomics for Microbial Diversity and Taxonomy (GEMTAX- 2019) Introduction- At first Dr. Punarbasu Chaudhuri gave a brief introduction about Foldscope and its applications. Demonstration of Foldscope- In this session…

Workshop on Capacity building to enhance apiculture productivity through melissopalynological training using foldscope at Kumirmari, Sundarban in association with Sundarban Green Environment Association on 5th January 2019

On 5th January, Department of Environmental Science, University of Calcutta organised a workshop on The Capacity building to enhance apiculture productivity through melissopalynological training using foldscope in collaboration with Sundarban Green Environment Association at Kumirmari, Sundarban. At 9 AM, local beekeepers of Kumirmari, attended the workshop.  Many beekeepers brought sample honeys in a sterilized container…

Workshop on Foldscope at Murguma, Purulia at Nature study Camp in collaboration with Howrah Vigyan Chetna Samannaya

A workshop named “Exploring Invisible World with Foldscope” at Murguma, Purulia at morning session of 27th December, 2018 was organized by foldscope team of University of Calcutta, Department of Environmental Science in collaboration with Howrah Vigyan Chetna Samannaya on 27th December, 2018. All the students of Nature Study Camp were present at the workshop. They…

Preparation of slides for foldscope microscopy Foldscope workshop session at Teachers' orientation for National Children's sciece congress. Demonstrating the use of foldscope
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Study of pollen grains from honey and flower using foldscope

Pollen of honey sample collected from mangrove forest of Indian Sundarban Pollen grains isolated from honey collected from North 24 Parganas, West Bengal Pollen grains isolated from honey collected from Koikhali, Sundarban, West Bengal Pollen grains isolated from honey collected from Baithabhati, Sundarban, West Bengal Pollen grains isolated from honey collected from West Medinipur, Shatal,...