Poster making competition on prevtion from mosquito bites and its life cycle

Poster making competition for class vi – viii was organized aiming to spread awareness among children about the life cycle of mosquito and deadly diseases caused by them. These children will participate in study of life cycle of mosquito using foldscope. The foldscope was announced during competition. Prizes were given to 1st, 2nd and 3rd…

Fodscope workshop among the uundergraduate students of sibsagar Commerce College.

#indiafoldscopephase1 Lecture series 2

  Lecture series 2 Another batch of TGT from state government of Madhya Pradesh attended orientation program at DEK NCERT New Delhi… 28 Teachers / Teacher educators amazed to see.. Hands on activity using foldscope.. They enjoyed ncert lab manual activity using foldscope for classes 6 to 8 and classes 9to 10…they were happy and…

presentation on foldscope in commerce college how to make it..with the P.I Pankaj jyoti Hazarika.

Third foldscope workshop among the undergraduate students of Sibsagar commerce college, Sivasagar, Assam organized jointly by PI pankaj Jyoti Hazarika with project fellow Swabry ullah and other members of foldscope community and PI Dr.Saumar Jyoti Mahanta with group.

Nature walk to Botanical garden

As a part of series of workshops and visits under DBT sponsored project on Using Foldscope as a teaching and educational tool.  A group of around 50 Students of GGDSD College, Chandigarh visited the P. N Mehra Botanical Garden, situated in the P.U. Campus on 13th Sep 2018. The visit was organized to study the…

Our 2nd workshop at Tufanganj college

We went to Tufanganj Mavidyalaya for our 2nd workshop on 31st August 2018. About 80 students and 10 faculties joined the programme. Students were very curious and everyone wants to avail the foldscope .They observed onion peel, paramecium under the foldscope.

MOSQUITO under FOLDSCOPE

Lol.. Mosquitos are so mean it never shows mercy to anyone especially HOSTELLERS. so we tried to study under foldscope to give a best punishment for her. How sensitive it is they finally this curios make me to study further about it. The average mosquito can drink 0.001-0.01 milliliters of blood the average adult. Human has roughly 5 liters of blood. so it…

#Leeuwenhoek Day History

It was  Leeuwenhoek Day on September 7 Though we @ GGDSD came to know about this day through microcosmos only, and then tried to make students aware  about it. Anton van Leeuwenhoek (1632–1723) is credited with bringing the microscope to the attention of biologists.  He is best known for his work on the improvement of…

Remembring Sir Leeuwenhoek on this day

It was a great day @GGDSD College, Chandigarh (India). The students were apprised of the contributions of Sir Antony Van Leeuwenhoek – the famous Dutch microscopist, who observed the bacteria and protozoa under a simple microscope invented by him. An owner of textile business and without any formal education in science, it is a great…

Twinning with NE Partner Institution

#Indiqfoldscopephasel We are glad to share that, we have twinned with our NE partner Dr. Durga Prasad Awasthi, Assistant Professor, Department of Plant Pathology, College of Agriculture, Lembucherra, Tripura. The purpose of the twinning is to get plant pathological guidance for our (Category – B) project. Thank you !!!  

South America Trip – Introduction

  I want to share some experiences, stories, and data from an incredible trip I took with the Foldscope team throughout South America. The trip encompassed nearly a month, it was simply massive in every regard. Time, information to process, opportunity. In this post, I’ll share a big gallery of images & a quick outline of the…

Hands On Training Session @ggdsd college

In the series of workshop conducted under foldscope project, Hands on training was imparted to undergraduate science students. Students have prepared different slides using Lily and mango leaves  and observed with foldscope. Mango leaf epidermal peel slide prepared by one of the student. This session was conducted on 25th Aug. and ended with a sweet note…

My first view of Fungus on compound wall through Foldscope

In the workshop held @ SD College campus, we learnt the assembly and use of a unique, small, portable paper microscope. Besides we also learnt the sampling technique. Water tank seepage was seen on the wall adjoining the main water tank. I took the sample and fixed it on a slide under the guidance of…

Sept. 7th is Van Leeuwenhoek day

September 7th is Van Leeuwenhoek day. Everyone is encouraged to sample some local freshwater aquatic microscopic life and to show the wonders of this fascinating world to others perhaps unfamiliar with it. This annual event was suggested by a fellow amateur microscopist Wim van Egmond (Netherlands) who lives close to the freshwater lake where Van…