Foldscope Workshop for Educators by India Literacy Project

On 3rd November 2018, India Literacy Project (ILP), a volunteer-based non-profit organization dedicated to improving literacy in India, in association with Gubbi Labs conducted a workshop for 18 science teachers from different Government schools in Gubbi Town and 10 motivators from ILP’s Multi-Dimensional Learning Space (MDLS). The workshop was held at ILP’s MDLS center in…

Foldscopes in a frog workshop?

Have you ever been in the middle of a tropical forest during the peak of monsoon? Continuous rainfall for days, overflowing streams, mushrooming waterfalls, leeches and a hundred shades of green – this is what participants of the Bisle Frog Watch face every year. The Bisle Frog Watch is a citizen science initiative held in…

Unseen gems from the Western Ghats of India

One foot into the Western Ghats of India and you will hear a variety of birds singing, frogs croaking, cicadas calling and see the landscape covered with evergreen trees of different shades of colours. But what lies beyond what can be heard or seen with the naked eye? Each year, several new species of flora…