TeamFoldscope heading out to Latin America

Friends from Latin America, After a month of planning; Team Foldscope is off to Latin America. This has been a long time coming; with partners around the world. It just took us some time to gather together the resources to make a big trip (thanks for all the support). In this first round, we will…

Introducing Foldscope as an Educational Tool @ GGDSD College, Chandigarh

Seeing the interest of the students and the eagerness to view through Foldscope, we have taken an initiative to introduce Foldscope as a study tool. The 2nd year Botany graduates have collection of wild flora and preparation of Herbarium files mandatory in their curriculum laid out by Panjab University, Chandigarh. The students are being encouraged…

Foldscope “Increasing curiosity”

स्कूलों में फोल्डस्कोप को लेकर जिज्ञासा है। microorganism को देखकर बच्चों के चेहरों पर मुस्कान आ रही है। अब microorganism केवल बातों में ही नहीं आ रहे वो उन्हें देख भी पा रहे हैं।

#INDIAfoldscopephase1 Finding for partner from the NE to twin

Hello foldscopers,my  foldscope project is basedn on the diversity and distribution of periphytons  in periyar river, kerala and  also the monitoring of water quality . we are looking for partner from the North East region  to twin the project . If some one is working on similiar aspects  ,pls come forward.

Observation of stomata

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Requesting to Twin the Project

Hi to everyone, My Project is regarding using Foldscope as a Teaching Tool in classroom. This will help the students to explore more knowledge in depth Practically and develop more interest in Biology.I appeal to the co-porject workers nearby my location to twin the project so that it will be continent for us to communicate…

A small step – Foldscopes reach teachers

The lesson for June may be patience. As hundreds of newly recruited teachers get counselled, assigned schools and trained; and hundreds more working teachers anticipate their transfer orders to new schools, bright and creative minds mill around, waiting. This week, just days after they joined school, we held a workshop to introduce foldscopes to teachers…

Requesting to Twin the Project

Hi all My project is about exploring microorganisms from the polluted environment using Foldscope and evaluating its potential in treating heavy metals from the various industrial effluents. By collaborating my project with school or colleges from Northeastern states, the polluted environmental samples can be obtained from those unexplored NE regions. From those samples at end…

Request to twin the project on Foldscope

Working on endophyte (plant -microbe interaction), want a partner to twin the project preferably in rain forest regions of north east i.e. Assam, Arunachal Pradesh. D. Banerjee, Vidyasagar University, West Bengal

Foldscopy-A Beginer’s view

Attending the workshop at GGDSD College, Chandigarh along with my friends was a wonderful experience for me and came to know about foldscope, which I have never heard before. Not from the medical science background, I have observed a prepared slide of Dracaena, a monocot.   I have attached a mobile phone with it and peeped…

Foldscope Orientation

In a summer workshop conducted at SD College, Chandigarh, the students of B.Sc Botany were familiarized with the concept of foldscope, its usage and potential advantages. Later they collected samples and tried their hands at foldscopy. They were thrilled with this new activity to capture the images on the mobile phones. Glimpses from the workshop…

Student’s foldscope explorations

Students efforts and inputs made our workshop at GGDSD College a success. On the 2nd day of the workshop students learnt to register and create their IDs on microcosmos foldscope site. They are using it, is being reflected as they had started sharing their experiences on it. Many students Parul SD1, Shubhangi_SD3, Rahul_SD13, Mamta_SD14, Dipti_SD5,…

My First experience with Foldscope

This is my first experience to work with foldscope. These are few of the clicks taken by me  in the foldscope workshop held at  SD College Chandigarh. I was amazed to see such a microscope that can work with my Phone. This post is open to read and review on The Winnower.

Collaboration

I am Looking for collaborators with experience in biotechnology/ nanotechnology from n.e. states, india for my SAFFRON ADULTERATION PROJECT. PLEASE HELP & CONTACT ON AMJADHUSAINI@SKUASTKASHMIR.AC.IN

CASE India

In December 2017, Center for Assistance in Sports and Education (CASE) delivered 30 Foldscopes to the 6th-12th graders at the Sri Sarada Eshwar Vidya Mandir School in Pozhichalur, India, a small village just outside of Chennai. CASE provided children at the Sri Sarda Eashwar Vidya Mandir school free and useful science tools to use in…

Foldscope Training at Shibnagar ADC Village,Tripura, India organised by Twining Programme of NBAIR Bangalore and College of Agriculture Tripura

GREAT RESOURCE! Book recommendation

Whether you are in the U.S. or not (like us) this is a wonderful resource for educators planning explorations of the microcosmos. The INTRODUCTION and background information is wonderful and the description and ID KEYS are wonderful!

Foldscope workshop for IISc research scholars

Ariviyal-Solai Innovation Centre founder karthik conduct a workshop for Indian institute of science Bangalore research scholars on 3rd May 2018. Students are actively participate in this workshop. They show interest to be a part of (crew members) AIC  and ready to support our low cost paper microscope to spread across the country. We also discussed…

Experience of members of parliamentary standing committee on S&T with #Foldscope

Yesterday, the parliamentary standing committee on S&T visited @NCMR_Pune @NCCS_Pune, I demonstrated the use of #Foldscope to all members, and they found it very valuable tool for frugal science. It was a rare occasion for policymakers to get a chance to directly engage and “experience” science first-hand. #Indiafoldscopephase1  #Fungal #sporangia All members were curious to observe the specimen…