Moss under Foldscope

College – CMR National PU College, ITPL,Bangalore Sample- Mosss growing on a wall at University of Agricultural Sciences, collected on 18/6/19 Sample observed at CMR National PU College on 21/6/19 by II PUC students On our trip to the University of Agricultural Sciences, we observed moss plants growing on walls of one of the premises…

Visit to University of Agricultural Sciences, Bangalore

College- CMR National PU College, ITPL, Bangalore Students of II PUC visited the University of Agricultural Sciences, Bangalore on 18 th June as a part of foldscope project. The University Campus is a wonderful amalgamation of green cover and modern amenities and facilities. We visited the Department of Horticulture where we were explained the process…

Thrip from Hibiscus flower

College name-CMR National PU college, ITPL, Bangalore Sample observed- Tiny insect from Hibiscus flower growing in our garden Sample observed by- Kids of grade 3 and 8 in an apartment It was fascinating to catch up with kids during summer holidays and encouraging them to observe nature closely. While walking through our apartment garden, kids…

Nanomaterials- Mustard flakes under foldscope

College- CMR National PU college, ITPL, Bangalore Sample observed- Mustard flakes from Pickle masala, obtained from home Sample observed- at CMR National PU college, on 20/5/19 by Kruti Pandya Research using foldscope has always been very motivating for students to know more and has led them to observe anything and everything under the sun using…

Foldscope view of Freshwater Annelid from algae in Fish tank

College Name: CMR National PU College, ITPL, Bangalore Sample Name: Fresh water Annelid from fish tank Sample Collected from: Fish tank at home with algae growing over a pebble, collected on 21/3/19 Sample observed at CMR National PU College, ITPL on 21/3/19 People involved: Lecturers at CMR PU – Ms. Anitha, Ms. Kruti, Ms. Arpita,…

Microscopic world in soil and lake water

College name: CMR National PU College, ITPL, Bangalore Sample : Soil along lakeside along with lake water. Sample observed at : CMR National PU College on 20/3/19 It was fascinating to observe the underwater microscopic world through foldscope. A drop of water including soil from a lake was mounted on a slide and observed under…

Foldscope session and Workshop with Commerce students

College name- CMR National PU college, ITPL Bangalore Samples observed- Wild fly wing and leg, Human hair follicle, chalk powder, cashewnut powder, Walnut powder Samples collected from – CMR National PU college and home Students involved- II PU (Grade 12 ) Commerce students Today Commerce students of grade 12 (II PU) got an opportunity to…

Foldscope workshop with II PU students

College name: CMR National PU College, ITPL, Bangalore Students involved: II PU (grade 12) A workshop on Foldscope use and research was conducted in our college involving II PU students to develop scientific and research aptitude. The students were divided into groups and were explained about the importance and ease of use of Foldscope. They…

Foldscope Workshop with I PU students

College name: CMR National PU College, ITPL, Bangalore Workshop involving students of I PU (grade 11) was conducted today, to enable students understand the convenience of using foldscope. Students were divided into different groups and were guided to make slides and observe under the foldscope. They were exicted to see the wonderful nano world under…

Floating plant from Loktak Lake, Manipur

College name : CMR National PU College, ITPL, Bangalore Item observed: Floating plant from Loktak lake, Manipur Date of Collection: 2/12/18 On our visit to the biodiversity hotspot Loktak lake in Manipur, we observed several floating plants around the phumdis of the lake. We collected a small plant part from one of the floating plants…

Lichen form Imphal

COLLEGE NAME: CMR NATIONAL PU COLLEGE, ITPL, BANGALORE SAMPLE COLLECTED : LICHEN FROM A TREE TRUNK IN IMPHAL DATE OF COLLECTION: 1/12/18 On our visit to Imphal, we observed lichens growing on tree trunks. We collected a sample to observe the symbiotic association of the phycobiont and mycobiont under foldscope. The lichen was Crustose Lichen…

Workshop on use of Foldscope for observing various nano materials

College : CMR National PU College ITPL Bangalore Students involved: II PU (grade 12) Description: Workshop on use of Foldscope to view various nano materials was conducted in our college campus today. Students were explained about foldscope and its use. They made slides to observe different nano materials as well as pollens, insects, chemicals etc. …

Foldscope workshop with students of commerce

Institute name: CMR National PU College,ITPL, Bangalore Students: Commerce students of I PUC Description: A workshop was conducted with students studying commerce to inculcate interest in studying science using foldscope. Students were fascinated to see various samples of nano materials, mosquitoes and other insects as well as chemicals under the foldscope. They analysed the samples…

Twinning with CMRIT Bangalore and viewing magnetic nanoparticles

College name : CMR Natiinal PU College, ITPL, Bangalore Twinning with CMRIT Bangalore Students of CMR National PU college visited CMRIT to observe magnetic nanoparticles under foldscope. Students observed nanoparticles of FeSO4 under foldscope and had an amazing experience of observing the behavior of magnetic nanoparticles in water in presence of magnet.  

Twinning with CMRIT and observation of magnetic nanoparticles under foldscope

College name : CMR National PU college, ITPL campus, Bangalore Twinning with CMRIT for observation of magnetic nanoparticles using foldscope Students of CMR National PU college ITPL had an opportunity to observe magnetic nanoparticles under foldscope. They were fascinated to see the magnetic properties of particles of FeSO4 as it moved towards the magnet even…

Visit to the Nanosciences Department at IISC Bangalore

Name of College : CMR National PU college, ITPL, Bangalore Students: I and  II PUC   Our  I and II PUC students visited the Nanosciences Department at IISC Bangalore and interacted with the researchers about different types of on going projects on nano materials. They also collected biological samples from the IISC Campus for viewing…

Study of dicot leaf stomata and phenomenon of plasmolysis under foldscope

College name : CMR National PU College ITPL Bangalore Students : I PU Item viewed : Rheo leaf section Description: Students of I PU studied the structure of stomata from Rheo leaf and phenomenon of plasmolysis under foldscope today. A temporary slide with Rheo leaf section was observed under foldscope. Stomata with bean shaped guard…