Assembly of foldscope

Assembly of foldscope is going on . Our project assistant Ria Sen Chowdhury is leading the assembly.

Tibetan and Nepali Videos of Assembly Process!

Videos of the Foldscope assembly process are available in Tibetan and Nepali on our YouTube Channel! Check them out, subscribe, and spread the word. We owe incredible thanks to the monks who created these videos & Pamela Bjorkman for contributing this fantastic resource to the Foldscope community. Rebecca

Blessed Green Backdrop of Punjab Fields

A drive was planned near the tricity to various Punjab fields during the monsoon yesterday. It was found most fields turned into pools of water to support the kharif paddy crop in the  month of Savan (mid July to mid August). We have collected samples from the fields and foldscope it. In Microflora of fields…

Udhayachandran IAS, TamilNadu School Education Secretary

I met Udhayachandran IAS, TN School Education Secretary, to implement the foldscope in govt and aided school. He invite me as a resource person to give a training program for interested school Teachers during September 2018. It’s my pleasure to share with all you people.

Mr. Robin Yein, Agriculture Extension Officer describing about identifying insects in Mustard cultivation by using Foldscope...


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

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…