A busy pond

This is a test of the new foldscope app. The images shows a busy pond cross-section with Spirogyra, Euglena and desmids.

Withering Leaf

I conducted this project as part of Professor Pringle’s EEB321 class at Princeton University. Today is a rainy day in Princeton and with the seasons changing, I thought it would be interesting to study a leaf in my backyard. We have a hammock and little glass table under a large, shade tree back there and…


I conducted this project as part of Professor Pringle’s EEB321 class at Princeton University, I took a close look at the moss I found on my porch. It looks like a stem which made me wonder about how we define things like stems and roots because I have heard that moss does not have a…

White rose pollen and an insect

While collecting pollen, I had accidentally also collected a small insect. I realized this only while observing through my Foldscope.

Spotted lanternfly forewing

This is the forewing of an incredibly invasive insect for this area. A lot of the cells were very rectilinear and the veins were thick and easy to see!

Fungus gnat wing

This is a very small insect that I accidentally crushed so it’s image is very mangled and gross

Coffee Powder

It’s me Paakhi, Here is my observation through foldscope. This is how I observed the Dry Coffee Powder. Do try this!!

Sink Lettuce

I conducted this project as part of Professor Pringle’s EEB321 class at Princeton. This semester, the class (and all other classes) are online, and I have been living with friends. This has been a new experience for all of us, and the six of us (plus our foster dog Chad) have been learning a lot…

Something new something really different

Hey foldscopers. This is Arya once again. today I would like to share with you something really different. I don’t know if you like it, but I really found it interesting while doing hope you too..,.. . . So that is I have tried to observe a grasshopper. 🦗Yes it’s a grasshopper. I found it…

Fly wing

Hi! Nadine here. I will show you fly wing. fly wing is so small, so I was interested to see fly wing in microcosmos and I see these!

Tissue paper

Hi! Nadine here. today I do something new! I put 1 layer of tissue paper and I saw these! I was new at this web, so I don’t know much about it. if you know what are these, please tell me 😊

Como prepar las muestras para obserbar en el foldscope

1.recoger la muestra a obserbar. 2.si la muestra es liquida hay que usar el portaobjetos de microcavidades,del lado de atras del portaobjeto poner cinta y hechar una gota de la muestra y tapar con otro pedazo. Si la muestra es seca (hojas, bichos,flores) se usa el portaobjetos común se le pone cinta de tras se…


Hi! Nadine here, today I see my vegetable get eaten by caterpillar. I took a sample of the leaf. and I see this. I don’t know what is these, so please tell me If you know the name

Rotting on Green Grapes

The image I decided to take more interest in is on green grape stems and internal state of rotting. We never tend to take the time to actually study why our grapes may be going rotting, but instead we just throw them away. Well in this scenario I decided to not only look at the…

பூ இதழின் செல் அமைப்பு..

பூவின் இதழின் செல் அமைப்பை இதற்கு முன்பு நான் பார்த்திருக்கிறேன். இந்த அளவிற்கு தெளிவாக நான் பார்த்தது இல்லை. இன்றைக்கு மிக சிறப்பாக தெரிந்தது. இதற்கு நான் நிகப் பூச்சை பயன்படுத்தி பதிவு செய்தேன். பூ இதழின் முன்பக்கம் ஒரு வகையிலும் பின்பக்கம் மறு வகையிலும் இருப்பதை பார்க்க.லாம்.