Foldscope Orientation Workshop-25 at P R Govt. College(A), Kakinada

Department of Zoology, P R Government College (A), Kakinada conducted Workshop on Foldscope Assembly and Usage for Zoology students and introduced Foldscope and its applications to the students. Students tried different permanent slides, water sample, buttermilk etc. and curious to explore more cute young kid very curiously tried to see through foldscope and enjoyed it

Foldscope Workshop -24 at CUBE Labs, HBCSE, TIFR

Introduced Foldscope to Cubists at Collaborative Undergraduate Biology Education(CUBE) labs, Homibaba Centre for Science Education(HBCSE), Tata Institute of Fundamental Research(TIFR), Mumbai in Collaborative Learning to do Experiments and Research (CLEAR)Workshop on 23.2.19 and 24.2.19. Cubists across the country from different CUBE labs like Kanpur, Delhi, Mumbai, Ranchi, Bilaspur, Goa, Guntur, Shillong and Pondichery participated in…

Simple Rs.10/- Light Source for Foldscope usage

Dear friends, I have been using this as light source in my class room and in my workshops for the past 4 months and felt very useful. so i want to share this with you all Purchased Rs.10/- torch lights from China Bazaar stall Took an empty rectangular carton box to fix the light on…

Foldscope Orientation Workshop-23 @ KBN College , Vijayawada

Organised Foldscope Orientation Workshop for UG students at KBN College(A), Vijayawada on 16.2.19. Dr.Subhashini, HOD, Dept. of Zoology and other faculty members and students participated in the workshop Students enjoyed, tried and eager to explore the microscopic world

How to measure the size of the microorganism through Foldscope?

Dear Manu Prakash and Foldscope team, I want to learn how to measure the size of the microorganisms while observing through the foldscope, i made an effort by measuring the visual field without magnification, but want to learn in detail. These two are the images of 1mm grid and and 0,5 mm grid observed through…

Foldscope@DST MANAK – 2019 at Guntur

Happy to share that my Foldscope students, Sunitha, Vani and Divya and team introduced Foldscope to more than 2000 students at DST MANAK – 2019 at Guntur on 30.01.2019. They too enjoyed by looking at the excitement of school children and kids attended for the exhibition

Introduced Foldscopy at Smt. Indrani Balan Science Activity Centre at IISER Pune

Visited Smt. Indrani Balan Science Activity Centre at IISER Pune and presented a Foldscope inspired by the work they’re doing to make students, teachers and public understand science with simple things and articles we use in day to day life. Sharing the simple but wonderful scientific tools developed by them to public through iiserpunescienceactivirycentre you…

Foldscope & Friends @COESME, IISER, Pune

Introduced Foldscope to friends and co participants, COESME team and to our trainer Mr.Christie from Sheffield Hallam University at Research Based Pedagogy Tools(RBPT) workshop, organised by Centre of Excellence in Science and Mathematics Education( COESME) , IISER pune from 20-23 Jan 2019 They were excited and tried different samples like curd, soil , water and…

Foldscope Orientation Workshop – 20

Conducted Zoology Museum Open Day by Dept. of Zoology, GCW(A), Guntur on 5.1.19 and Students from Prajna School visited the Museum and excited to see biological specimens, young ones got excited to learn about Foldscope and see the plant cell, Animal cell and utilised the opportunity to create awareness about Street food. Students enjoyed the…

Foldscope Orientation programme -19

Students from Jain School visited Zoology Museum Open Day organised by Dept. of Zoology, GCW(A), Guntur on 5.1.19 and students excited to see biological specimens and Foldscope and created awareness on Street food for students as they are the prime consumers


Excited to see Amoeba moving with Pseudopodia and encircling the prey, Thank you Foldscope and Manuprakash


Unicellular protozoan commonly called as Slipper Animal


Single celled protozoan with a flagellum

Amazing unknown Microorganisms from a pond water sample

Microorganisms from a pond water sample. Don’t know what it is, looks like nano version of ghariyal or rat. Majority of things what I observed under Foldscope are new to me and every experience with Foldscope is a new learning.

Foldscope Workshop-18 for faculty at Veterinary College, Hebbal, Banglore

Dr. Dhana lakshmi , my Twnning partner from Veterinary College, Hebbal, Banglore organised Foldscope orientation Workshop for the faculty members working in Veterinary institutions in Karnataka state on 21.12.18 and my self and Dr.Raghavamma ( another PI from Guntur) attended the workshop. Dr.Desouza , Former Dean and Dr.Prasad , Dean of the institution addressed the…