Ant head

I was in my backyard searching for insects to look at under my Foldscope when I saw a trail of ants in my garden. Ive never been able to see what an ants head looked liked until now. It was amazing to see how the ants jaws move side ways instead of up and down like…

Cockroach Wings

How do cockroach wings differ from other insect wings?   Well to begin with, cockroach wings are a golden color, while other insects usually have transparent wings. Cockroaches also have thick wings that have bumpy textures to help sup0ort their weight. Besid these lateral segments I also saw a tiny that branched out all along the wings.

Cockroch Eye

  When I went out side to find something to look at with my foldscope, I saw a cockroach floating in my pool. I decides to dissect it to see what I could find. Out of the specimens I collected the eye was my favorite. It was really interesting to see that the cockroach had…

Dandelion Seed

How are dandelion seeds able to fly though the air? Using my Foldscope I saw that dandelion seeds have thin fluffy fibers attached to the seed pod. These fibers interlock, kind of like a feather. This helps them to catch the wind and move to other places. Since I don’t have an iPhone, I had…