Twinning up Programe on Foldscope at KGHSMPS, Assam

A twinning up programe on Foldscope was held on 23rd and 24th March, 2019 at Kokrajhar Govt. H. S. and M.P. School with Karnataka Arts, Science and Commerce College, Bidar, Karnataka. A joint agreement was signed between the two institutions to carryout research works on Foldscope in future. All the scientific works shall be conducted…

Mega National Twinning Up Programe at KGHSMP School, Kokrajhar

A mega national twinning up programe in connection with DBT sponsored Foldscope project has been held at Govt. H. S. and M. P. School, Kokrajhar, Assam on 20th and 21st Nov, 2018.Two partner non-NE institutions, namely Sri L. C. Kherde Jr. College, Amaravati, Maharashtra and Sabitribai Phule Pune University,Maharashtra joined the programe. Bongaigaon Railway H….

Science project at NCSC, Assam, using Foldscope

Students of Govt. H. S and M. P. School, Kokrajhar have undertaken a project entitled-”Natural and Commercial Honey-A comparative study using Foldscope. ” for National Children’s Science Congress, 2018 under my guidance which was selected at district level. Our student has presented it in state level NCSC going on in Majuli, the greatest river island…

Exhibition on Foldscope at NCSC

Very recently, we, the Foldscope Team of Govt. H. S. and M. P. School,kokrajhar, organised an exhibition cum activity corner at district level NCSC to make teachers and students of the district to know about Foldscope and its advantages in present day context in large scale. Our volunteer students actively participated in the demonstration. Teachers…

Nostoc species under Foldscope

Having seen some jelly like substances in my school campus, I observed it under Foldscope and come to know that it is Nostoc. Nostoc is a genus of cyanobacteria found in various environment. It forms colonies of fillamentous cells covered by gelatinous sheet. During my observation, the heterocysts are found in the fillament . These…

Firefly under Foldscope

In summer night, Firefly blowing is a common fact.lt was a matter to be crazy to know how this beautiful phenomenon takes place in Firefly. Today I caught one alive and observed the glowing part, i.e. its lower abdomen under my wonderful instrument Foldscope. Bioluminescence takes place in a special light emitting organ located in…

Extended outreach programe on Foldscope at Bijni Girls’ High School

Responding to the invitation from Bijni Girls’High School, I , as the co-coordinator of Foldscope Team of Govt. H. S.and M. P. School, kokrajhar ,organised a programe in the said school yesterday . Assembling of Foldscope, slide preparation, use of mobile phone for picture capturing etc.were demonstrated in the day long programe. All the students…

Water Hyacinth under Foldscope

Water Hyacinth(Eichhornia Crassipes) is a free floating aquatic macrophyte found every where in India. Water Hyacinth shows hydrophytic adaptations like reduced epidermis, lacking cutical and have a large air-space. Presence of rafied crystals is found in the parenchyma cells. The most important anatomical feature found is the presence of gas -filled chambers. These air chambers give…

World Environment Day Observation and Foldscoping

Today,we the Foldscope Team of Govt. H. S.&M. P School, Kokrajhar have observed World Environment Day,2018. The focal theme of the programe was- Beating Plastic. As Part of the programe,we have visited the dumping area of Kokrajhar town from where students collected water samples.Having studied the samples with our great instrument Foldscope, Spirogyra sp is…

Yogurt under Foldscope

Today, at Govt. H. S.& M. P. School, Kokrajhar , we have made a study of curd from local cow milk with the help of Foldscope. The strain of bacteria is seen with this wonderful instrument which has enlighted us to a great extent. Students of this remote area are feeling really very happy. Thanx…

Diffraction of light by single slit

I have performed an experiment in physics lab of Kokrajhar Govt. H. S.&M. P. School on diffraction of light by single slit made of two blades. Two blades  are joined length-wise using cellotap with a separation of 1 mm in between. The slit is then placed in position of slide in the Foldscope. Laser(red) is…

Study of starch in potato

Today, I along with the students of Kokrajhar Govt. H. S. &M. P. School conducted a study on potato cells . Students were very delighted to see the starch cells of different size and shape which are crystalline.

My first step with Foldscope

I along with my students of Govt. H. S.&M. P. School,Kokrajhar,Assam have studied the structure of pollen grains of China rose(Hibiscus Rosa sinensis) and feeling delighted.Jim

First experience with Foldscope

For the first time I am working with this wonderful instrument Foldscope. With my students ,I have studied the shape of pollen grains of Hibiscus Rosa sinensis and feeling delightful.