Students assembled foldscopes and observed panipuri, curd samples and, onion peel and cheek cells.
Observed in a pond water sample, a circular organism and also seen Oscillatoria in the sample
Organised Foldscope Orientation Workshop along with Dr.STV Raghavamma from CIPS, Guntur at St.Aloysius college, Manglore on 10th August. St.Aloysius is 143 year old NAAC A grade, Autonomous and CPE college, students enjoyed the workshop and tried different samples very curiously.
Observed slender long thread like structures moving in a pond water sample. What are these, filamentous bacteria? guide me to identify these
Observed 2 different types of Euglena in college pond water sample
Pollengrains of Tridax
Aspergillus on onion, collected black powder from the onion cover on to aslide, added a drop of Lactophenol blue and observed under Foldscope, Aspergillus with Hyphae and Spores.
Foldscope is giving daily puzzles and each water sample is with variety of organisms in this rainy season. Observed a small creature in a water sample and it is moving very swift, creating pendulum like movement from anterior to posterior end, body looks like segmented and fore limbs like structures are seen, can see the…
Observed a tiny ( of course all are tiny and microscopic, ) very small little one moving on Oscillotaria, (observed at 140 X of foldscope and 4x of mobile ) in a pond water sample
Observed a tiny organism in a pond water sample, its moving very swiftly, have feeding with the help of cilia like structures. observed a strange phenomena, its body wall broke and released egg like structures and moving
During this week Practical class, it started raining, we just collected rain water sample from college ground and observed under foldscope, students enjoyed watching Oscillotaria, Rotifers, Euglena and Vorticella live in a tiny water drop
Observed a water sample through foldscope and these are some images
Oscillotaria in water sample appearing like a segmented annelid.
After a good rain, we took the water sample from our college ground and observed through foldscope. In this sample we found rotifer- wheel animal.
Friends, made a small video on Foldscope and how this can be used as a tool for education and research.
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
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…
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…
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
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…
Paramecium under Foldscope, can see the formation disappearance of contractile vacuole for osmoregulation
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
Foldscope orientation for school students at DST – MANAK 2019 at Guntur , Andhra Pradesh on 30.01.2019. More than 2000 Students 300 teachers across the state participated in the DST-MANAK program and organised foldscope orientation program for the with my student team. many participants thrilled to see organism like Amoeba, Euglena and paramecium live and…