BARK OF TREE

NAME-DEEPTHI MARIA B SCHOOL-CMR NATIONAL PU COLLEGE ITEM-BARK OF TREE DESCRIPTION-On our visit to Imphal we visited the DM College which recently became one of the state universities of Manipur.We collected a part of the bark of a tree located in the premises of their college.When observed under the foldscope we see a grid forming…

LEAF OF A WHITE WILD FLOWER

NAME-DEEPTHI MARIA B SCHOOL-CMR NATIONAL PU COLLEGE ITEM-LEAF FROM A WHITE WILD FLOWER DESCRIPTION-On our visit to Imphal we happen to see different types of plants. One of the samples that we collected from around the Loktak lake is a white wild flower. When we observed the leaves of this plant under the foldscope we…

MEDICINAL HERB

NAME-DEEPTHI MARIA B SCHOOL-CMR NATIONAL PU COLLEGE ITEM-MEDICINAL HERB DESCRIPTION-On our visit to Imphal we were lucky to visit the the Tampasana Girls Higher Secondary School.The girls in this school were very curious and excited to know about the Foldscope. They helped us collect samples from around the school and one of the things that…

WING OF PINE CONE

NAME-DEEPTHI MARIA B SCHOOL-CMR NATIONAL PU COLLEGE ITEM-WING OF PINE CONE DESCRIPTION-On our visit to the Loktak Lake and the surrounding regions located in Imphal me and my friend had collected pine cones that were fallen on the ground as a sample. The pine cones belong to the class of plants called gymnosperms.The pinecones disperse…

AQUATIC PLANT

NAME-DEEPTHI MARIA B SCHOOL-CMR NATIONAL PU COLLEGE ITEM-AQUATIC PLANT DESCRIPTION-In a foldscope session conducted in our college we were divided into groups to observe samples under the foldscope.I had  collected a sample of an aquatic plant from my pond to observe under the foldscope .There were dark green blobs present in the middle of the…

CARDAMOM

NAME-DEEPTHI MARIA B COLLEGE-CMR NATIONAL PU COLLEGE ITEM-CARDAMOM DESCRIPTION-Cardamom is a common spice used in indian cooking .But have we ever wondered how a tiny piece of cardamom looks like?In a foldscope session conducted in our college we were divided into groups to observe samples under the foldscope.Me and my group took this opportunity to…

NAME-DEEPTHI MARIA B COLLEGE-CMR NATIONAL PU COLLEGE ITEM-CINNAMON POWDER DESCRIPTION-In a foldscope workshop conducted in our college, we were divided into groups to observe samples under the foldscope.Through this session I was able to observe cinnamon powder under the foldscope.The brown powder formed masses of irregular shape under the foldscope.    

PEPPER

NAME-DEEPTHI MARIA B COLLEGE-CMR NATIONAL PU COLLEGE ITEM-PEPPER DESCRIPTION-In a foldscope workshop conducted in our class, we were divided into groups to observe samples under the foldscope.In this session I was able to observe pepper powder under the foldscope.Pepper powder looks like black masses under the foldscope. It was amazing to see that though it…

RAGI

NAME-DEEPTHI MARIA B SCHOOL-CMR NATIONAL PU COLLEGE ITEM-RAGI DESCRIPTION-In a foldscope workshop conducted in our class ,we were divided into groups to observe samples under the foldscope.In this workshop I was able to observe ragi powder under the foldscope.The ragi powder had a multicolour under the foldscope.It had a mix of the brown and white…

FLY

COLLEGE-CMR NATIONAL PU COLLEGE NAME-DEEPTHI MARIA B ITEM-FLY WING DESCRIPTION-Flies belong to an order known as Diptera where ‘Di’ stands for two and ‘Tera’ stands for wings. Flies are generally insects with a pair of wings for flight.The body of a fly is divided into a head, a pair of compound eyes and mouthparts designed…

HOUSEFLY WING

ITEM-Housefly wing SCHOOL-CMR National PU College ,ITPL NAME-Deepthi Maria B DESCRIPTION-The housefly is a common insect present in the indian household.But have we ever thought of observing it’s morphology. During one of the sessions of foldscope in our college we were lucky to find a housefly and observe it .What we saw under the foldscope…

MOSS

SCHOOL-CMR National PU College ITEM-Moss NAME-Deepthi Maria B DESCRIPTION-On our visit to the Indian Institute of Science(IISc),Bengaluru we collected some samples of moss growing on the trees present there.Mosses are patches of green plants that predominantly grow in damp areas.They come under the division Bryophytes.                    …

Ferrous Ammonium Sulphate

NAME-Deepthi Maria B COLLEGE-CMR National PU College ITEM-Ferrous Ammonium salt It was amazing to observe  the salt ferrous ammonium sulphate under the foldscope. This salt is known as Mohr’s salt and is a common laboratory reagent.With our naked eyes the salt appears like any other salt and it is white in colour. When observed under…

CORIANDER POWDER

College Name-CMR National PU College Name-Deepthi Maria B Item-Coriander Powder Description-It was amazing to see how coriander powder looks under the foldscope.  When we normally see coriander powder it looks like a fine grained powder.But under the foldscope it looks like green masses.

TEA

Hi!I’m a student of CMR National PU College ITPL.I have observed tea particles with the help of a foldscope.

Coffee

Hi,I’m a student of CMR National PU College ITPL.I observed coffee particles under the foldscope .