Zooplankton- Copepod

Students Name: Ramya Nambiar, Shwetha Santhosh, Gopika Anil College Name: CMR National PU College ITPL Sample observed: Sample of water from an infected lake Site of collection of sample: Lake in Indira Nagar When we studied a sample of water from an infected lake, we were surprised to see a small microscopic organism moving in…

Black Bread Mould

Name of students: Shwetha Santhosh, Gopika Anil and Ramya Nambiar College Name: CMR National PU College ITPL Sample observed: Black bread mould grown on bread kept undisturbed for a week Site of collection of sample: Bread kept in lab Rhizopus stolonifer, commonly known as Black bread mould belongs to Class Zygomycetes of Kingdom Fungi.   It…

How does the wing of a beetle differ from the wing of a housefly?

College Name: CMR National PU College ITPL Student’s Name: Ramya Nambiar, Gopika Anil and Shwetha Santhosh Sample observed: Wing of beetle and housefly Site of collection of sample: Neighborhood park Beetles are a group of insects that form the order Coleoptera, in the superorder Endopterygota. Usually we believe that beetles don’t have wings as they…

Sample of Stigma from flower of Bombax Ceiba

Name of Student: Bindu N, Shwetha Santhosh School Name: CMR National PU College ITPL Sample: Stigma of flower from tree Bombax Ceiba We had recently found a rare flower from the Bombax Ceiba tree. It’s usually called Red silk cotton tree and it blooms only once a year in few selected locations. We carefully dissected…

Sample of yeast undergoing budding

Student Name: Gopika Anil, Ramya Nambiar and Shwetha Santhosh Name of college: CMR National PU College ITPL Sample: Yeast undergoing budding As students of eleventh grade, we had recently studied about Kingdom Fungi in our biology class. When we were given the opportunity to observe any sample under the foldoscope we chose to take a…

Sample of Salt

Name: Shwetha S College Name: CMR National PU College, ITPL Description: We had observed a pinch of salt under the foldscope and we were surprised to see that apart from the miniscule salt granules, there was also minute sand particles mixed with it. The salt we had taken was common salt and it was disheartening…