The Colors of Fall

I conducted this project as part of Professor Pringle’s EEB321 class at Princeton University On a Friday afternoon, I encountered a small leaf, turned reddish-brown with senescence and fallen to the ground from a tree I don’t know the name of. Small, but packed full of beautiful colors that in conjunction with millions of other…

Adult Spotted Lanternflies: Frozen in Time

“I conducted this project as part ofProfessor Pringle’s EEB321 class at Princeton University” In the beginning of the fall semester, adult spotted lanternflies were spotted everywhere around Princeton’s campus. We were interested in their population because they are invasive species whose abundance has only recently infested the area this year. Now as the seasons are…

Onion peel

Cells in an onion peel are like bricks in a wall!!

Dirt Can Be Fun Too!

I conducted this project as a part of Professor Pringle’s EEB321 class at Princeton University. As a child, I LOVED playing in the mud. Every so often when I am home, my mother brings out the family album and reminds everyone just how much I enjoyed the great outdoors (and how much she enjoyed washing…

Helicopter Seed under the Microscope

I conducted this project as a part of Professor Pringle’s EEB321 class at Princeton University. During our foldscope lab, we constructed foldscopes from scratch to create a tool with which we could view the microscopic world hidden from the naked eye. After many setbacks while constructing my FoldScope, I persevered and began searching for something…

Grass Blade Observation

I conducted this project as part of Professor Pringle’s EEB321 class at Princeton University After assembling my foldscope during lab, I went outside to look for a sample and chose the most plant I could find: grass. After some struggling with getting enough light and adjusting the focus, I was able to obtain this image….

Details of a Thanksgiving Feast

I conducted this project as part of Professor Pringle’s EEB321 class at Princeton University. I took my foldscope home for Thanksgiving break — on campus, I could image a leaf, the dust in my dorm room, maybe even a dead lanternfly if I was lucky, but I knew my fridge would be stocked with fresh…

Creepy!

I conducted this project as part of Professor Pringle’s EEB321 class at Princeton University. During my lab class, we went outside to a balcony garden on the third floor where a variety of flowers and other plants were growing. There were butterflies flitting around in the light and ladybugs and other insects were also visible….

டாலியா பூவின் இதழ்

நாங்கள் சம்பாவிலிருந்து கீழே இறங்கி கொண்டிருந்தோம். வழியில் டாலியா பூ பூத்திருந்தது. அதனை Fold scope ல வைத்து பார்க்கலாம் என்று எடுத்துக் கொண்டு வேனில் பயணித்தோம். பயணத்தில் பதிவு செய்ததே இது.

பூஞ்சை

ஒரு வாரமாக நான் வீட்டில் இல்லை. என்னுடைய மொபைல் க்கு இரண்டு கவர் உண்டு ஒன்று கடினமான உரை கொண்டது. அது லெதர் போல உள்ள உரை. மற்றொன்று பிளாஸ்டிக் உரை. பிளாஸ்டிக் உரையில் Fold Scope கப்ளர் ஒட்டுவதற்கு எளிதாக இருக்கும். அதனால் பயிற்சிக்கு அந்த உரையை பயன் படுத்த எடுத்துச் சென்று விட்டேன். முதலாவதை வீட்டில் வைத்து விட்டுச் சென்றேன். வந்து பார்த்தால் முழுக்கப் பூஞ்சை. அதனை Fold Scope -ல் பதிவு செய்தது…

The Cells of a Fallen Leaf Outside McCosh Hall

I conducted this project as part of Professor Pringle’s EEB 321 class at Princeton University. This image shows the cell wall of a fallen leaf outside McCosh Hall at Princeton, specifically the leaf of a sugar maple. I tried to pick the brightest part of the leaf in order to get the best quality photo….

Justice for the House Fly

I conducted this project as part of Professor Pringle’s EEB321 class at Princeton University. After carefully assembling my foldscope, I went out in search of the perfect specimen to analyze with the foldscope. I knew that I wanted to observe an animal that was present in my daily life, especially one that was too small…

Flower petal cells

I conducted this project as part of Professor Pringle’s EEB 321 class at Princeton University. This image shows the flower petal cell layer as seen through a foldscope. Upon the completion of building my foldscope, I immediately looked for something to analyze. Outside our classroom was a flower that had just started to wilt in…

Pigment in Flower Petal

I conducted this project as part ofProfessor Pringle’s EEB321 class at Princeton University. – Kennedy Primus While looking outside one afternoon, I found flower petals that had fallen from a bush. I have seen the plant in the past, but I do not know the exact species. The flowers were pink in color and still…

Onion peel slide Mr. Manjeet Verma, GSSS Atta Barota, Nuh (Mewat) Haryana

A Very Small Thanksgiving

With how busy the end of the semester was becoming, Thanksgiving Break was a welcome reprieve from all the work piling up for me. Unfortunately, that meant using Thanksgiving Day as a day to do work on. Fortunately, Thanksgiving means lots of different kinds of foods to eat. Thanks to my mother for cooking all…

Pics taken on 25/11/2021(Foldscope assembled by me)

Spotted Lantern Fly: A Beautifully Close View

As part of Robert Pringle’s EEB321 class assignment, I went out to find a specimen worthy of the Foldscope’s function. I was very excited to get the opportunity to utilize a Foldscope for the second time, as I had the chance to use one in Kenya with some very cool insects a couple years back….