Students of class 9th and 10th observed the following specimens through foldscope during the combined substitution class.The trained students of class 9th collected some specimens and prepared the slides.
Ageratum twig was collected by the students during the field trip to Lalbagh botanical gardens and observed through the foldscope.
Foldscope was introduced to Research scholars on 9th December ,2018 at the department of Botany, Mysore University .They had the first hand experience of handling the foldscope and observed the slide they prepared.
Class-7 Topic: Sexual reproduction in plants – Parts of a typical flower While teaching the above topic, Hibiscus flower was used as a teaching aid and each part of the flower was observed under the foldscope like the cells of sepal,petal cells, stamen,anther releasing pollen grains, pollen grains ,ovule and stigma.It was very easy…
The muddy water sample with bits of leaves was kept stagnant in a beaker in lab for almost a month and a tiny worm moving was noticed.It had jointed legs and antennae and may belong to annelida.This worm was observed under the foldscope.
Class-7 Topic-Transportation in plants Like human beings plants also need to transport substances.They have vascular tissues called Xylem and phloem for transportation.Xylem is a water conducting tissue and phloem is a food conducting tissue.While teaching the above topic the students observed the Xylem and phloem tissue under the foldscope and got first hand experience.They could…
Coriander leaf shows reticulate venation as it is a dicot plant.When coriander leaf was observed under the foldscope the number of veinlets seen was very less compared to other leaves.This may be because coriander is a herbaceous plant and the veins need not carry water to longer height as in shrubs and trees.
Bracts are modified leaf especially associated with a reproductive structure such as a flower. The bracts of Bougainvillea are thin and papery and surround the tiny true flower. Each bract has a central vein with several veinlets.However they do not undergo the process of photosynthesis. The bracts too show reticulate venation.
Jute is obtained from stem of jute plant.The stems of harvested plants are immersed in water for few days.The stems rot and fibres are separated by hand.The fibres are first converted into yarns and it is made into carpets,ropes etc.
A team from our school,Jnana Vijnana Vidyapeetha,Bangalore comprising of the Principal,Mrs Lakshmi Murthy,PI,Mrs Kavitha Sebastin and Science teachers Mrs Shobha,Mrs Sailasri and Mrs Suma M N visited a Government high school at Nagargere,Gowribidnur taluk on 7th september,2018 to conduct activities using the foldscopes as an educational tool.The following activities were conducted: 1.Introduction of foldscope using…
Rhizopus under foldscope.sporangiophore bearing sporangia is clearly visible. ∠