Usage of foldscope during Biology practical class

The students of l and ll P U of Siddaganga college had an opportunity to explore the permanent slides using foldscope. They prepared the temporary slides of cheek cell, onion peel and stomata and observed through the foldscope.

Cells of leaf

The leaf of an unknown plant was collected and observed through the foldscope. The cells were spherical in shape. The veins were also observed.

Petal cells..

An unidentified plant was collected from Mysore and the petal cells were observed under the foldscope .

Chalk dust…

Chalk is made up of calcium   carbonate .We teachers use chalk to write on board every class and are exposed to it for longer time. So thought of exploring the microscopic view of chalk dust settled on class room floor during traditional teaching with dusting under the foldscope. Chalk dust is considered to be non…

Reproduction in yeast by budding – Class 7

Class-7                                                              Topic-Budding in yeast                                Lab activity was conducted for class…

Banana leaf showing parallel venation and stomata

Banana leaf is a monocot leaf showing parallel venation .The veins are arranged parallel to each other and never join any other veins.There is no branching as in reticulate venation. Stomata are  distributed equally  on both upper and lower surface unlike dicots where more stomata are present on the lower surface.

Bougainvillea:reticulate venation of leaf- class 7 B

Bougainvillea is a thorny ornamental plant.The leaves show reticulate venation which is the characteristic feature of dicot plants.The venation shows the network formed by veins and veinlets with repeated branching on the lamina of the leaf.